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What does the name "Clyde" mean?

Clyde (Scottish): Scottish river name

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

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Edylc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cydel". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clyde" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 74 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 2,369 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Clyde popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Clyde in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Clyde

Jackson Browne

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


Clyde Drexler

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


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.


Clyde Lovellette

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


Skip Battin

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


Past life for Clyde born Mar 23, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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