Loyd is a unique variation of the baby name Lloyd. It comes from the ancient Welsh word for “grey.” As of 2021, Loyd is a top 17,000 option at rank 16,422.
Meaning of the name Loyd:
Origin of the name Loyd:
Loyd is a spelling variation of the baby name Lloyd. Lloyd was originally a surname in Wales that came from the word “llwyd.” The individual who helped to popularize this option was Andrew Lloyd Webber. After his music came out, the name Lloyd spread as a first name. Eventually, spelling variations such as Loyd continued.
Symbolism of the name Loyd:
The baby name Loyd has the same meaning as Lloyd. As mentioned, it comes from the Welsh word “llwyd.” “Llwyd” translates to “grey” in English.
Style of the name Loyd:
Gender of the name Loyd:
Loyd is a simple name for boys.
Pronunciation of the name Loyd:
Number of syllables in the name Loyd:
Emotion evoked from the name Loyd:
Loyd is a mature and simple name. It is strong and common.
Alternative spellings for the name Loyd:
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Popularity of the name Loyd:
Loyd was a top 1,000 name on the Social Security Popularity Index until 1975 at rank 997. Loyd was a top 200 option from 1900 to 1939. It was most popular in 1919 at rank 207. As of 2021, Loyd is a top 17,000 option for boys.
Related names for the name Loyd:
Great middle names for Loyd and their meanings:
- Douglas (black river)
- Vernon (alder tree, place of alders)
- Corbin (raven, little crow)
- Austin (great, magnificent)
- Finnigan (fair, white)
- Maddox (benefactor's son, son of Madoc)
- Emmett (universal, truth, powerful)
- Neil (champion, passionate)
Famous people with the name Loyd:
- Loyd Grossman (TV show host, “Food Glorious Food”)
Loyds in popular culture:
There are no fictional references to the baby name Loyd.