Clifford

Male

Meaning

From the ford by the cliff

Origin

English

Pronunciation

klif-erd

Traits associated with the name Clifford:

Clifford has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Clifford tend to be good-natured, loyal, loving, and brave. This name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Clifford?

Naming your dog Clifford suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy classic stories. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the classic children's book series about Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Is Clifford a good dog name?

Clifford has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Clifford isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Clifford is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Clifford ranks #423 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Clifford ranks #792 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Clifford ranks #372 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Clifford is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Clifford:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Chow Chow
  5. Poodle

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Famous dogs named Clifford:

  • literature icon A vizsla named Clifford was a character in the book Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell.
  • television icon A labrador retriever named Clifford featured in the television show Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Dog names like Clifford:

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Barrel maker
Clifford dog name meaning

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