Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in the village of Clint in the parish of Ripley. Further research showed the name was derived from the Old English word clint, which refers to a cliff.
Early Origins of the Clint family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Clint family
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Clint Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Clint family name include Clint, Clynt, Clynte, Clente, Clent and others.
Early Notables of the Clint family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Clint family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Clint surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Clint Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Clint (post 1700)
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