What does Clyde mean?
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).
Clyde▼ has 1 variant: Clydell.Creative forms:
(male) Clyne, Colde, ..
(female) Clyle, Clyne, .. Middle name pairings:
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)
Clyde▼ is pronounced similarly to Claud▼, Claude▼ and Cloyd. Other recommended 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.