Cunliffe Family History
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Cunliffe Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, near Rishton, recorded in 1246 as Kunteclive, from Old English cunte ‘cunt’ + clif ‘slope’, i.e. ‘slope with a slit or crack in it’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cliff, Sutcliffe, Clive, Cullimore, Iliff, Cutlip, Carlisle, Cuff