Clifton
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
KLIF-tən
Meaning
A settlement at a riverbank
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Clifton is derived from the two Old English words, “clif” which means 'cliff', or in this case 'a river bank', and “tun” which means a 'settlement or an enclosure'.

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