Origin : Welsh


The name Floyd is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "gray-haired". Floyd was a Top 100 name from the 1880s to the 1940s that somehow developed an almost comical hayseed persona along with a touch of retro jazz cool; it's beginning to appeal to parents with a strong taste for the quirky. In terms of namesakes and references, there is two-time heavyweight champ Floyd Patterson, well-known attorney Floyd Abrams, Mayberry barber Floyd Lawson, Muppet Floyd Pepper, and the iconic British rock band, Pink Floyd.

Popularity of name Floyd over time

There are 155246 people in the U.S. with the first name Floyd, this name was mostly popular in 1926 with popularity 3622 .

Floyd is used for both genders.

99.11 percent of people with the first name Floyd are man

0.89 percent of people with the first name Floyd are woman

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Most Famous People Named Floyd

character in 1985 animated show "M.A.S.K."
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British rock band
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barber on "The Andy Griffith Show"
character on TV's "30 Rock"
American country music singer
American Constitutional law attorney
American boxer
bass player for the Electric Mayhem band on The Muppet Show
song by american grunge band Nirvana
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from TV's "Arrow" and "The Flash"
character from TV series "American Gothic"
guitar belonging to singer Billie Joe Amstrong of Green Day

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Scottish version of John, the Lord is gracious