Origin: Old English
Meaning: “cliff-side ford”
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Cliff, Cliffie, Cliffy, Clyff, Clyfford, Clyford
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
Clifford got his first black eye.
You just have to wait your turn, Cliff.
Clifford’s trying out for Little League tomorrow.
1. Cliff Burton (1962-86), American rock musician
(Metallica), born Clifford Lee Burton
2. Cliff Robertson (b. 1923), American actor
born Clifford Parker Robertson, III
3. Clifford James Geertz (1926-2006), American anthropologist
Clifford Middle Names