Clifford is a boy's name of British origin. It is traditionally an Anglo-Saxon surname meaning "cliff-side ford." Clifford is also the name of a small rural village in England's West Yorkshire, home to the ruins of an ancient Norman settlement called Clifford Castle. As a given name, Clifford is a whimsical choice with lots of old-world charm and mysterious wonder. You can even shorten it to Cliff to create a memorable nickname for your little one.
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