Clinton

Clinton - A very unique male name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Clinton, meaning hilltop town, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #195. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Clinton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Clinton? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Clinton. The baby boy name Clinton was given to 175 baby boys in 2012, ranking #906 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,377 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Clinton peaked in popularity 38 years ago in 1981 on position 124.



Famous with this name

Bill Clinton
Walt Clinton
Hillary Clinton


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Clinton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Clinton is currently topping the baby name charts in Kansas at position #449 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,442.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Clinton is where you live.


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Clinton origin and meaning

Clinton is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means hilltop town. To see famous people named Clinton, pop culture references for the name Clinton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Clinton

We've found the following names that sound similar to Clinton, sorted by popularity.

Clint / Clement / Clemente / Clenton / Clements / Clendon / Clanton / Cleland /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012906
2011907
2010968
2009949
2008890
2007748
2006856
2005705
2004722
2003733
2002702
2001710
2000624
1999667
1998600
1997491
1996514
1995460
1994395
1993315
1992208
1991191
1990200
1989209
1988194
1987194
1986174
1985161
1984144
1983141
1982133
1981124
1980129
1979144
1978148
1977142
1976149
1975154
1974157
1973160
1972169
1971179
1970175
1969187
1968204
1967234
1966250
1965245
1964232
1963241
1962254
1961247
1960242
1959239
1958236
1957229
1956236
1955243
1954244
1953233
1952224
1951214
1950222
1949211
1948215
1947208
1946208
1945209
1944207
1943210
1942207
1941192
1940204
1939194
1938196
1937192
1936190
1935184
1934194
1933189
1932188
1931187
1930196
1929182
1928178
1927183
1926170
1925171
1924174
1923167
1922166
1921166
1920156
1919164
1918167
1917179
1916177
1915166
1914157
1913174
1912162
1911192
1910195

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kansas449
Kentucky511
Oklahoma556
Georgia559
Alabama627
Virginia641
Ohio669
Missouri669
Minnesota705
Florida733
Washington749
Indiana827
Pennsylvania862
North Carolina892
Tennessee894
Texas990
New York1057
Illinois1218
California1442

Even more about Clinton


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Clinton a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Clinton?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1981
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Clinton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 9,377
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +175

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