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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.


Popularity

Floyd is a very popular first name for males (#167 out of 1220, Top 14%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#406 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Floyd for boys. Floyd reached its highest rank of #50 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Floyd name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Floyd and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lloyd and Floyd. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Floyd, Lloyd in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Floyd and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Cloyd. This name tends to be less commonly used than Floyd.

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