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.
Associated with: wisdom.
(male) Leoyd, Lyoyd, ..
(female) Llole, Llota, ..
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 #57 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #1400 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Floyd (#1737 the previous year) and Loyd are the prominent variation forms of Lloyd (#1400 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Lloyd was at its peak a century ago (adoption of 0.7%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.01%, 98% less), with forms like Floyd becoming less stylish.