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ˈklɪn tnclin·ton

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Clinton.

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 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. State Department:

    We have worked diligently to come as close to the goal as possible, but with the large number of documents involved and the holiday schedule we have not met the goal this month, to narrow that gap, the State Department will make another production of former Secretary Clinton’s email sometime next week.

  2. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren:

    Not a single president has issued a blanket direction to Bill Clinton administration to produce no documents and no witnesses.

  3. Kristian Saucier:

    My case was usually something handled by military courts, they used me as an example because of [ the backlash over ] Hillary Clinton.

  4. Scott Gration:

    My experience was somewhat different than Secretary Clinton's use of her commercial account, yet I was 'fired' for the use of Gmail in the US Embassy, my insistence on improving our physical security posture, and other twisted and false allegations.

  5. Judicial Watch:

    I can’t imagine the Trump White House is not interested in Clinton emails, six months into the Trump administration and their lawyers are defending Hillary Clinton and the misconduct of the Obama administration.

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