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Floyd meaning and name origin
Floyd \f-lo-yd\ as a boy's name is pronounced floyd. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Floyd is "gray-haired". Anglicization of Lloyd, modified because of the difficulty non-Welsh speakers have in pronouncing "Ll-". Boxing celebrity Floyd Patterson.
A suggested similar baby name is Cloyd.
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Popularity of Floyd
Floyd is a very popular first name for males (#167 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#406 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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