Clifton Family History
Clifton Surname History
Clifton family history has a rich and complex origin whose details are beginning to be understood by Clifton family members. This Clifton origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Clifton last name made up of user-contributed content from other users interested in the Clifton family. The Clifton family name is an old family line that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the name Clifton has spread, it has evolved making its origin challenging to piece together.
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The evolution of Clifton starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Clifton families emigrated between countries and languages, the Clifton name may have changed with them. It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Clifton families have migrated across various regions all throughout history.
Clifton country of origin
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The nationality of Clifton can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Clifton may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Meaning of the last name Clifton
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The meaning of Clifton come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. A lot of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Clifton originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
- George Clifton
- William Clifton Best 1908 - ?
- Joe Clifton 1854 - ?
- Cephas Clifton Montgomery 1905 - ?
- Roy Clifton Mosley
- Roy clifton Fitzsimmons 1916 - ?
- Nellie (Mother of Roy Clifton Mosley)
- Dale Clifton Gorden 1917 - ?
- Addie Clifton-Burke 1880 - ?
- Frank or Robert Clifton 1880 - ?
- Maggie Clifton 1880 - ?
- Julie Clifton-Spradlin
- Donald Clifton Boysen 1911 - ?
- Edward Clifton Bickmore 1907 - ?
- Nettie Ellen Drennan Clifton 1908 - ?
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Famous people named Clifton
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Clifton
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Clifton. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Clifton spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Clifton name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Clifton were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Clifton. Family names like Clifton vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time.