Cliff Family History
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Cliff Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place named with Old English clif ‘slope’, ‘bank’, ‘cliff’, or a topographic name from the same word. The Old English word was used not only in the sense of modern English cliff but also of much gentler slopes and frequently also of a riverbank.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Aliff, Clive, Oliff, Iliff, Clift, Clint, Griff, Califf, Cuff, Elliff