Cliff

By itself or short for Clifford or Clifton or Heathcliff, this name brings to mind a topographical feature - i.e., what it'll feel like your kid's hanging off of every time he climbs more than two feet off the ground.

Nicknames:

If you don't call him Cliff Hanger, why even bother naming him Cliff?

Famous people named Cliff:

Actors Cliff DeYoung, Cliff Arquette, and Cliff Robertson III; football player Cliff Harris; baseball player Cliff Lee; bass guitarist Cliff Burton.

Fun fact:

Someday your Cliff might make use of CliffsNotes, study guides that are condensed versions of literary works often assigned in school.

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