Floyd - Meaning of Floyd

What does Floyd mean?

[ 1 syll. floy(d), fl-o-yd ] The baby boy name Floyd is pronounced FL-oyD †. Floyd is of Celtic origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Floyd means 'gray; gray-haired'. The first name is derived from the English surname, which is from the Welsh surname Lloyd, which is itself from the word llwyd. The Welsh surname could have been a byname for someone with gray hair. The name was common among Afro-Americans and in the southern parts of USA.

Variations of Floyd include Floid, Floide, Floyde, Lloyd (English), Llwyd (Welsh), Loy (English), Loyd (English), and Loyde (English).

See also the related categories, english, afro, word (element), welsh, celtic, americans, and southern.

Floyd is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1901, 0.366% of baby boys were named Floyd. It had a ranking of #46 then. The baby name has seen a marked drop in popularity since then, and is currently of only infrequent use. Within all boy names in its family, Floyd was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Floyd include Floid, Floide, Floyde, Field, Flaede, Flaide, Flayde, Fleade, Fleet, Fleetwode, Falit, Filat, Fleetwood, and Falito.

† Pronunciation for Floyd: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OY as in "toy (T.OY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

Details of famous persons named Floyd:
Bicycle Racer Floyd Landis, born 14 October 1975, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Rock Bandmember Pink Floyd, born 1965, London, England.

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