What does the name Clive mean? The meaning of the name Clive is Cliff Dweller. The origin of the name Clive is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
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Name Notes: Clive Barker, actor/director. Clive Davis, music producer. Clive Pearse, HGTV host.