Meaning and Origin of Cliff - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Cliff

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Faithful; dog; bold

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • 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.