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).
VARIANT ClydellCREATIVE 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.