What is the meaning of the name Clive?

The name Clive is primarily a male name of English origin that means Cliff Dweller.

Clive Barker, actor/director. Clive Davis, music producer. Clive Pearse, HGTV host.

People who like the name Clive also like:

Miles, Owen, Declan, Oliver, Henry, Theodore, Finn, Violet, Charlotte, Alice, Iris, Amelia, Hazel, Genevieve

Names like Clive:

Calup, Cliff, Chileab, Clef, Colby, Cleave, Clove, Clovia, Calliope, Caleb

Stats for the Name Clive

checkmark Clive is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Clive is currently not ranked in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Clive:

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1. Clive may be considered an old-fashioned or outdated name, lacking the modern appeal that many parents seek for their children.
2. The name Clive may be difficult for some people to pronounce or spell correctly, leading to potential confusion or miscommunication.
3. Clive is not a widely recognized or commonly used name in many cultures, which could result in the child facing difficulties with acceptance or integration in diverse social settings.
4. The name Clive does not have a strong symbolic meaning or cultural significance attached to it, which may be important for some families when choosing a name.
5. Due to its relative rarity, the name Clive may lead to the child constantly having to explain or clarify their name, potentially causing frustration or inconvenience throughout their life.