What does Hoyt mean?
Hoyt /hoyt/ as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Hoyt is "stick". May originally have been a nickname for a thin person. Also possibly means "spirit, soul" in Old Norse.
Hoyt▼ has 1 variant: Hoyce.Kreatif forms: Hohoyt, Hoytho, Hoytwe. [more]
How popular is Hoyt?
Hoyt is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1073 out of 1220, Top 88%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#1591 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Hoyt for boys. Hoyt reached its highest position of #531 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Holt. This name tends to be less frequently used than Hoyt.