Meaning Local: Of Glinton, a parish in county Northampton, three miles from Market Deeping. The change from initial 'G' to 'C' is common in nomenclature. The duke of Newcastle's surname is derived from Glimptou, an estate in county Oxford, in early times styled and written Clinton.
Local: 'Klint,' a promontory, brow of a hill, cape; and 'ton,' a town. Colonel Charles Clinton, the progenitor of the distinguished family of Clinton, and his associate emigrants from Ireland, settled, in 1722, in "Little Britain," Orange County, New York.
Origin English, Danish, Jewish, French, Irish, Austrian, South african

Rank 2,118 (2000 US census) 1,706 (1990 US census)
Count 15,714 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 67.62%, or 10626 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 26.15%, or 4109 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.41%, or 64 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 1.51%, or 237 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 2.25%, or 354 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 2.06%, or 324 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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