Floyd

Floyd - A very unique male name



  Feb 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Floyd, meaning gray-haired, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #55. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Floyd and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Floyd? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Floyd. The baby boy name Floyd was given to 12 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2790 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 136,755 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Floyd peaked in popularity 93 years ago in 1926 on position 53.



Famous with this name

Floyd Mutrux
Floyd Shackelford
Floyd Henderson


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Floyd is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Floyd is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #1,092 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,328.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Floyd is where you live.


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Floyd origin and meaning

Floyd is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means gray-haired. To see famous people named Floyd, pop culture references for the name Floyd and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Floyd

We've found the following names that sound similar to Floyd, sorted by popularity.


Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122790
20112100
20101815
20091756
20081525
20071446
20061612
20051610
20041372
20031466
20021290
20011194
20001190
19991112
1998963
19971017
1996989
1995961
1994849
1993698
1992726
1991643
1990622
1989565
1988559
1987488
1986484
1985499
1984462
1983435
1982417
1981383
1980387
1979381
1978360
1977353
1976364
1975337
1974307
1973298
1972304
1971281
1970275
1969262
1968248
1967238
1966230
1965225
1964219
1963217
1962209
1961203
1960198
1959193
1958179
1957170
1956171
1955165
1954152
1953151
1952149
1951140
1950142
1949133
1948136
1947130
1946121
1945114
1944110
1943112
1942113
1941102
1940103
193994
193896
193780
193686
193576
193473
193369
193268
193169
193061
192959
192854
192753
192653
192558
192466
192364
192261
192163
192061
191959
191861
191762
191660
191559
191458
191358
191257
191157
191055

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio1092
California2328

Even more about Floyd


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Floyd a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Floyd?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1926
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Floyd
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 136,755
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +12

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