The Clintons are a household name.
And while many people associate their family name with their political careers, there are others who think their birth name might be something more interesting.
In the end, the Clintons may not be the most important name in the world.
But that doesn’t mean that the name doesn’t deserve a look.
Below are eight of the most fascinating things about Hillary Clinton’s family name, according to a study from the Associated Press.1.
HILLARY CLINTON: The mother of Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first woman to hold the presidency of the United States.
In addition to her husband, she also served as the first lady of Arkansas, the first senator from New York, the U.S. attorney general, secretary of state and first lady.2.
HALEY CLINTON AND THE CLINTON FAMILY: The name is not an unusual one.
It is a combination of two words, Hale, meaning mother and Clinton, meaning daughter.3.
HOPE CLINTON-BIDEN: The daughter of former Vice President Joe Biden and the first female nominee for vice president, Hope Clinton was named for former President Jimmy Carter’s wife, Jane.4.
LYNN CLINTON, THE CLOSE MOTHER: In 1976, Lynne was the second daughter of President Gerald Ford and his first wife, Betty Ford.
Lynne has been a top fundraiser for her family since her father died.5.
CLINTON’S FAMILY IS NOT A FAMILY OF THE STATE: In addition, the name of the Clintons’ first cousin, former Arkansas Gov.
Mae Brown, is not a household one.
The name comes from the name for the former governor’s wife.6.
MARY CLAPPER: Former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, her husband and two sons have all been in the public eye during the 2016 presidential campaign.
But they are not family members of the state.7.
LOUISIANA’S CLINTONS: The Clintons have three other children, ages 11, 9 and 7.
The youngest is named after the daughter of Louisiana Gov.
HEDSTROM CLINTON OF NEW YORK: The Clinton family has three other kids, ages 9, 7 and 5.
The oldest is named for her mother, who is from the borough of Manhattan.9.
CLAIRE CLINTON AS THE FIRST MOTHER TO BE USED TO TELL THE GREAT DEATH STORY: The story behind the name, Hale.
The daughter was the wife of William Clinton, who was the president of the family from 1882 until his death in 1901.
The family lived in a boarding house in the Bronx, where the family adopted a dog named Charlie, which was named after a famous actor and a former member of the cast of the TV show “The Twilight Zone.”
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