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What does Clyde mean?

Clyde Pronunciation of Clyde [clyde] as a boys' name is pronounced klyd. It is of Scottish origin. Place name: the River Clyde in Scotland which flows through Glasgow. The bank robber Clyde Barrow made the name well-known after the film "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967).

ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, river



(male) Clyne, ..

(female) Clyle, ..

Clyde Forrest (C.F.), ..

How popular is Clyde?

Clyde is a very popular first name for men (#187 out of 1220, Top 15%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8794 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Clyde reached its top rank of #56 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, and is presently at #804. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Clyde name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Clyde outside U.S.

Similar Names

Clyde is pronounced similarly to Claud, Claude and Cloyd. Other recommended sound-alike names are Blade, Boyde, Cade, Caide, Cayce, Cayden, Cayle, Clare, Clayre, Clete, Cleve, Clive, Clodo, Cloyce, Clyff, Clyffe (see Cliff), Clyve, Coye, Coyle, Coyne, Cyd, Glade, Jayde, Kayde, Slade, Slayde and Wayde. These names tend to be less frequently used than Clyde.