Clinton is an English family name, indicating one's ancestors came from English places called Glympton or Glinton. Clinton has frequently been used as a given name in the United States since the late 19th century, probably originally in honor of DeWitt Clinton or one of his famous relatives. Baron Clinton is a title of peerage in England, originally created in 1298. Some notable people with the surname Clinton include:
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... Clinton appointed the following justices to the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg – 1993, making Clinton the second president to appoint a female justice after Ronald Reagan, who appointed Sandra Day O'Connor ... (Clinton was, however, the first Democratic president to appoint a female justice.) Stephen Breyer – 1994 ...
... the 1996 presidential election a few months later, Clinton was re-elected, receiving 49.2% of the popular vote over Republican Bob Dole (40.7% of the popular vote) and Reform candidate Ross Perot (8.4 ... In 1997, Clinton finally had a chance to sign a major health care bill into law ... Insurance Program, passed through the efforts of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton (who wrote and chaired the task force on the unsuccessful universal plan in the first two years of the Clinton Administration ...
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... Chelsea Victoria Clinton (born February 27, 1980) is the only child of former U.S ... President Bill Clinton and current U.S ... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ...
More definitions of "Clinton":
- (noun): A town in east central Iowa.
- (noun): United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828).
Synonyms: DeWitt Clinton
Famous quotes containing the word clinton:
“Mr. Clinton better watch out if he comes down here. Hed better have a bodyguard.”
—Jesse Helms (b. 1921)
“I will get things done for America.... Faced with apathy, I will take action. Faced with conflict, I will seek common ground.... Faced with adversity, I will persevere. I will carry this commitment with me this year. I am an Americorps volunteer.”
—Bill Clinton (b. 1946)
“They may walk with a little less spring in their step, and the ranks are growing thinner, but let us never forget, when they were young, these men saved the world.”
—Bill Clinton (b. 1946)