Clive meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Clive No. of characters: 5 Gender: BoyOrigin: English Old English
How to pronounce Clive cli-ve What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Cliff Slope Bank Someone who Lived Near a Cliff or a Riverbank Form of Clifford From a Steep Cliff English name, meaning: cliff, similar to a family and place names.

Clive was ranked 830 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 1.43% from its previous ranking of 842 in 2015.

Full form of Clive : Conventional Lonely Insightful Virtuous Excitable

History of Clive

Clive is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2707 in 2015. Only 180 people have Clive as their first name. Clive is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Clive was an uncommon first name for a boy till 2005 and ranked 830 (0.002163% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 2759 people have Clive as their first name. Anglo-Saxon name derived from Clifford. Comes from the saxon "cliff and ford" means: "cliff and heath" undefined holiday. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Clive showcases in the charts. 0.000763% of people in US have this given name.

 
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General boy name in
191547234
191850331
192352830
192452631
193048750
193147651
193248739
193348540
193449436
193548541
193748934
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Clifford indicates a place: "the gué, the passage between the cliffs". The Anglo-Saxon countries, more flexible and more open than the Latin countries with regard to the names, make easy use of surnames, names of places or characters of novels to attribute to their children, by associating phonetically beautiful syllables. This is the case of clifford.

Expression number of Clive is 6.

Of lively and active temperament, optimistic, their good humor is communicative. Clive have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Their strong personality, their natural authority, make them men leaders. Clive are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. They are "enjoyers" who like to enjoy everything life gives them. Clive have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'. Luck is often on their side. Imaginative, dreamers, they love to fabulate. A little vell'air, they do not give themselves thoroughly if they are passionate. In love, they enjoy the moment without thinking about the consequences.

Names that rhyme with Clive Famous people named Clive
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Clive Saunders in Gacy as Writer
Clive Halliday in Premature Burial as Actor
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Clive Richardson in Populaire as Soundtrack
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