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What does Loyd mean?

Loyd Pronunciation of Loyd [loyd] as a boys' name has its root in Welsh, and the meaning of Loyd is "gray-haired; sacred". Loyd is an alternate form of Lloyd (Welsh): from Llwyd.


1 alternative form via Lloyd: Floyd.

Creative forms:
(male) Leoyd, Loryd, ..

(female) Lole, Loly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Loyd Vicente (L.V.), ..

How popular is Loyd?

Loyd is a somewhat popular first name for men (#639 out of 1220, Top 52%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#2464 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Loyd reached its top rank of #226 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loyd name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Loyd listed in the Top 2000 are Lloyd (#1516 via latest list) and Floyd (#1521). These forms of Loyd were at the apex of their popularity in the 1910s (average #114) and are now significantly less conventional, with forms like Floyd going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loyd, Floyd, Lloyd in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Loyd is alike in pronunciation to Lad, Ladd and Laud. Other suggested similar names are Boyd, Cloyd, Cyd, Land, Lind, Lock, Loeb, Loew, Loki, Lon, Long, Lonn, Lord, Lorn, Loryn, Lot, Lou, Lowe, Loy, Loyal, Lyn, Reyd and Syd. These names tend to be less frequently used than Loyd.

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