What does Clinton mean?

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ˈklɪn tnclin·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Clinton, Hilary Clinton, Hilary Rodham Clintonnoun

    wife of President Clinton and later a woman member of the United States Senate (1947-)

  2. Clinton, Bill Clinton, William Jefferson Clinton, President Clintonnoun

    42nd President of the United States (1946-)

  3. Clinton, DeWitt Clintonnoun

    United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828)

  4. Clintonnoun

    a town in east central Iowa


  1. Clintonnoun

    from either of several places named "Glinton" or "Glympton".

  2. Clintonnoun

    transferred from the surnames, used since the 19th century.

  3. Clintonnoun

    A surname. An Irish surname An English habitational surname from a river and city 15 miles NW of Oxford, England named "Glinton" or "Glympton".

  4. Clintonnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, of 19th century and later usage.

  5. Clintonnoun

    A placename A small town in South Otago, New Zealand. A city, the county seat of Van Buren County, Arkansas, United States. A city, the county seat of DeWitt County, Illinois, United States. Named after DeWitt Clinton. A city, the county seat of Clinton County, Iowa, United States. A home rule city, the county seat of Hickman County, Kentucky, United States. A town, the parish seat of East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States. A city, the county seat of Henry County, Missouri, United States. A city, the county seat of Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. A city, the county seat of Anderson County, Tennessee, United States.


  1. Clinton

    Clinton is an English toponymic surname, indicating one's ancestors came from English places called Glympton or Glinton. Clinton has frequently been used as a given name since the late 19th century. Baron Clinton is a title of peerage in England, originally created in 1298.


  1. clinton

    Clinton is a name that could refer to several things such as: 1. Bill Clinton: The 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. 2. Hillary Clinton: American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer and public speaker, who was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, a U.S. senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and the 67th U.S. secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. She was also the Democratic Party's nominee for President in the 2016 election. 3. Clinton Township or Clinton County: There are several townships, cities, and counties across the United States named Clinton. 4. Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton together are often referred to as "the Clintons." 5. George Clinton: an American musician and principal architect of P-Funk. He was also the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s. In a broader sense, Clinton is a surname of English origin, meaning "settlement on the River Glyme." It's also used as a first name.


  1. Clinton

    Clinton is a city in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. Situated in the Jackson metropolitan area, it is the tenth largest city in Mississippi. The population was 25,216 at the 2010 United States Census.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Clinton is ranked #2242 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Clinton surname appeared 16,263 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Clinton.

    65.2% or 10,616 total occurrences were White.
    27.1% or 4,415 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 465 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.7% or 450 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.2% or 203 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 111 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Clinton' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4485

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clinton in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clinton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Clinton in a Sentence

  1. Laura Ingraham:

    They have always been planning to run Hillary as president so the idea of Hillary being secretary of state and the Clinton Foundation getting donations from groups and countries including those in the Middle East that had a vested interest in turning policy a certain way, that goes to the very heart of the public’s concern about corruption in government.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    These kinds of theatrics by Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are an entertaining sideshow, but they have nothing to do with defeating Hillary Clinton, i'm going to stay focused on uniting the Republican party so we can defeat Hillary Clinton and turn the page on eight years of liberal failure. We don't have time for these kinds of distractions.

  3. Clay Travis:

    When Hillary Clinton’s weight came out, if everybody was like, ‘ Man, Hillary Clinton is... fat. There is no way that Hillary Clinton actually weighs what the doctor said Hillary Clinton weighed, ’ the media would have lost their collective -- d damned minds.

  4. Larry Sabato:

    It says Carson and Clinton made a lot more money than Bush and Rubio, and Carson has very committed backers that may well give him a higher proportion of the votes than some expect. But the GOP nomination? Highly unlikely.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    Hillary Clinton now is trying to embrace the President as closely as she possibly can. Everything the president does is wonderful. She loves the president, he loves her and all that stuff.

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