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Clinton Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McClinton. English: habitational name, either from Glympton in Oxfordshire, named as ‘settlement (Old English tun) on the Glym river’, a Celtic river name meaning ‘bright stream’, or from Glinton in Cambridgeshire, recorded in 1060 as Clinton (named with an unrecorded Old English element akin to Middle Low German glinde ‘enclosure’, ‘fence’ + Old English tun).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Linton, Clifton, Winton, Hinton, Litton, Pointon, Brinton, Chilton

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Clinton Family Origin

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Clinton Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Ag Labourer

    1%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clinton. A less common occupation for the Clinton family was Ag Labourer. The most common Clinton occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Clinton's were Labourers.

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