Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Of The Ford By The Cliffs
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Clifford Girl)

In 2017 the name Clifford...

• was given to 159 baby boys
• was the 1,169th most popular name for baby boys
• was 12% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Ohio, Oregon, and Missouri
• was about as popular as Gerard and Eleazar
Babies Named Clifford Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Clifford...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1952
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2014
• is 95% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 67% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Charles, Ernest, Albert, Juanita, Charlene, Marie
• has the most opposite popularity history to Andreas, Ian, Javier, Noemi, Annalisa, Luisa
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Clifford Per State
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Geographically the name Clifford...

• 4% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Cedric, Shannon, Damarion, Emmerson, Betty, Arwen
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Thomas, Gabriel, James, Ella, Natalie, Sophie
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Clifford by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Clifford are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Clifford will be the only kid named Clifford in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Clifford compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Clifford rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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