Clifford

A surname used as a given name starting in the 17th century. Film and television actor Cliff Robertson has kept the short form in front of the public for more than 50 years. Also associated with Clifford the Big Red Dog, the children's book and television hero created in 1962. The name peaked during the early 1900's and has steadily faded since that time. , From the ford by the cliff or slope.

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Clifford Robinson (basketball player)
Clifford Odets (playwright)
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