What does Lloyd mean?
Lloyd /lloyd/ as a boys' 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.
How popular is Lloyd?
Lloyd is a very popular first name for men (#160 out of 1220, Top 13%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#493 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Lloyd for boys. Lloyd reached its apex rank of #58 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Floyd and Loyd are the prominent variation forms of Lloyd. Adoption of these relations of Lloyd was at its peak 9 decades ago (adoption of 0.878%) and is now significantly lower, with forms like Floyd becoming less stylish.
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