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Clyde

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Scottish river name
  • #482 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Clyde" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 234 13 221 #72 boy name
1881 249 17 232 #68 boy name
1882 312 19 293 #62 boy name
1883 349 13 336 #50 boy name
1884 367 22 345 #56 boy name
1885 343 25 318 #57 boy name
1886 328 21 307 #62 boy name
1887 351 31 320 #55 boy name
1888 378 34 344 #60 boy name
1889 356 38 318 #62 boy name
1890 364 47 317 #64 boy name
1891 361 34 327 #58 boy name
1892 435 45 390 #56 boy name
1893 437 46 391 #55 boy name
1894 425 39 386 #56 boy name
1895 419 49 370 #59 boy name
1896 422 50 372 #58 boy name
1897 415 56 359 #58 boy name
1898 429 46 383 #58 boy name
1899 383 53 330 #58 boy name
1900 516 65 451 #56 boy name
1901 418 62 356 #55 boy name
1902 432 50 382 #60 boy name
1903 465 52 413 #52 boy name
1904 512 55 457 #51 boy name
1905 531 57 474 #52 boy name
1906 521 64 457 #55 boy name
1907 563 56 507 #56 boy name
1908 559 48 511 #59 boy name
1909 576 60 516 #60 boy name
1910 672 55 617 #57 boy name
1911 765 68 697 #61 boy name
1912 1,373 59 1,314 #65 boy name
1913 1,624 87 1,537 #64 boy name
1914 2,049 96 1,953 #63 boy name
1915 2,634 117 2,517 #63 boy name
1916 2,823 116 2,707 #62 boy name
1917 2,843 124 2,719 #64 boy name
1918 3,027 109 2,918 #67 boy name
1919 2,994 109 2,885 #67 boy name
1920 3,164 95 3,069 #69 boy name
1921 3,108 86 3,022 #69 boy name
1922 3,105 100 3,005 #67 boy name
1923 2,937 81 2,856 #68 boy name
1924 3,091 86 3,005 #69 boy name
1925 2,991 88 2,903 #68 boy name
1926 2,946 71 2,875 #67 boy name
1927 2,964 87 2,877 #68 boy name
1928 2,786 75 2,711 #74 boy name
1929 2,698 66 2,632 #74 boy name
1930 2,698 65 2,633 #76 boy name
1931 2,379 49 2,330 #77 boy name
1932 2,369 50 2,319 #82 boy name
1933 2,170 31 2,139 #87 boy name
1934 2,363 39 2,324 #84 boy name
1935 2,384 32 2,352 #82 boy name
1936 2,194 41 2,153 #89 boy name
1937 2,137 36 2,101 #93 boy name
1938 2,173 42 2,131 #97 boy name
1939 1,978 18 1,960
1940 2,035 23 2,012
1941 1,901 29 1,872
1942 2,231 27 2,204
1943 2,222 30 2,192
1944 2,103 24 2,079
1945 1,887 29 1,858
1946 2,085 21 2,064
1947 2,299 33 2,266
1948 2,092 19 2,073
1949 2,101 19 2,082
1950 2,003 16 1,987
1951 2,060 14 2,046
1952 2,034 22 2,012
1953 1,861 12 1,849
1954 1,788 14 1,774
1955 1,753 15 1,738
1956 1,731 12 1,719
1957 1,745 9 1,736
1958 1,571 14 1,557
1959 1,476 11 1,465
1960 1,387 13 1,374
1961 1,361 13 1,348
1962 1,141 0 1,141
1963 1,010 6 1,004
1964 897 6 891
1965 778 8 770
1966 671 5 666
1967 639 0 639
1968 633 6 627
1969 615 8 607
1970 627 6 621
1971 527 5 522
1972 487 0 487
1973 493 0 493
1974 424 6 418
1975 399 0 399
1976 391 5 386
1977 375 7 368
1978 353 0 353
1979 340 0 340
1980 387 0 387
1981 345 0 345
1982 310 0 310
1983 288 0 288
1984 291 0 291
1985 276 0 276
1986 240 0 240
1987 215 0 215
1988 223 0 223
1989 235 0 235
1990 250 0 250
1991 187 0 187
1992 199 0 199
1993 184 0 184
1994 152 0 152
1995 168 0 168
1996 133 0 133
1997 136 0 136
1998 154 0 154
1999 123 0 123
2000 142 0 142
2001 117 0 117
2002 112 0 112
2003 115 0 115
2004 137 0 137
2005 124 0 124
2006 129 0 129
2007 141 0 141
2008 143 0 143
2009 140 0 140
2010 136 0 136
2011 152 0 152
2012 157 0 157
2013 196 0 196
2014 282 0 282

Want to know about the populiarty of Clyde? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 145,134 babies born with the name Clyde in the United States. That's more than enough Clydes to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 234 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Clyde" was in 1920 with a total of 3,069 babies. (That's a lot of baby Clydes)

According to the 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clyde" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 6 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1938. Across the entire United States a total of 2,173 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Clyde popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Clyde" mean? The list below shows the origins of Clyde as well as things modernly associated with the name Clyde such as celebrities named Clyde.

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Clyde

The name "Clyde" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Scottish river name". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne is a singer-songwriter, musician, and political activist specializing in rock, folk, country rock, and soft rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Jackson was born in 1948 as Clyde Jackson Browne in Heidelberg, West Germany.

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Clyde Drexler

Clyde Drexler is a basketball biography. Clyde was born in 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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DJ Chuckie

DJ Chuckie is a dj and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. DJ was born in 1978 as Clyde Sergio Narain in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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Clyde Lovellette

Clyde Lovellette is a basketball biography. Clyde was born in 1929 in Petersburg, Indiana.

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Skip Battin

Skip Battin is a musician and songwriter specializing in rock, country rock, and folk rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to 1991. Skip was born in 1934 as Clyde Battin in Gallipolis, Ohio, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

L is for lucky, who is more?

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Edylc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cyled". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Clyde born Dec 28, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Clyde

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