Ratcliff Family History
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Ratcliff Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the places, in various parts of England, called Ratcliff(e), Radcliffe, Redcliff, or Radclive, all of which derive their names from Old English read ‘red’ + clif ‘cliff’, ‘slope’, ‘riverbank’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press