Meaning and name origin
Lloyd \ll(o)-yd\ as a boy's name is pronounced loyd. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lloyd is "gray-haired; sacred". From Llwyd. The name may originally allude to experience and wisdom, and probably denoted a person entitled to respect. Actor Lloyd Bridges; Senator Lloyd Bentsen.
Lloyd is a very popular first name for males (#160 out of 1220, Top 13%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#470 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lloyd for boys. Lloyd reached its highest rank of #58 in the U.S. in 1910-1919 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lloyd and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Loyd, Lloyd and Floyd. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Cloyd. This name tends to be less commonly used than Lloyd.