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145k
in the U.S.
since 1880

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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188023413221#72 boy name
188124917232#68 boy name
188231219293#62 boy name
188334913336#50 boy name
188436722345#56 boy name
188534325318#57 boy name
188632821307#62 boy name
188735131320#55 boy name
188837834344#60 boy name
188935638318#62 boy name
189036447317#64 boy name
189136134327#58 boy name
189243545390#56 boy name
189343746391#55 boy name
189442539386#56 boy name
189541949370#59 boy name
189642250372#58 boy name
189741556359#58 boy name
189842946383#58 boy name
189938353330#58 boy name
190051665451#56 boy name
190141862356#55 boy name
190243250382#60 boy name
190346552413#52 boy name
190451255457#51 boy name
190553157474#52 boy name
190652164457#55 boy name
190756356507#56 boy name
190855948511#59 boy name
190957660516#60 boy name
191067255617#57 boy name
191176568697#61 boy name
19121,373591,314#65 boy name
19131,624871,537#64 boy name
19142,049961,953#63 boy name
19152,6341172,517#63 boy name
19162,8231162,707#62 boy name
19172,8431242,719#64 boy name
19183,0271092,918#67 boy name
19192,9941092,885#67 boy name
19203,164953,069#69 boy name
19213,108863,022#69 boy name
19223,1051003,005#67 boy name
19232,937812,856#68 boy name
19243,091863,005#69 boy name
19252,991882,903#68 boy name
19262,946712,875#67 boy name
19272,964872,877#68 boy name
19282,786752,711#74 boy name
19292,698662,632#74 boy name
19302,698652,633#76 boy name
19312,379492,330#77 boy name
19322,369502,319#82 boy name
19332,170312,139#87 boy name
19342,363392,324#84 boy name
19352,384322,352#82 boy name
19362,194412,153#89 boy name
19372,137362,101#93 boy name
19382,173422,131#97 boy name
19391,978181,960
19402,035232,012
19411,901291,872
19422,231272,204
19432,222302,192
19442,103242,079
19451,887291,858
19462,085212,064
19472,299332,266
19482,092192,073
19492,101192,082
19502,003161,987
19512,060142,046
19522,034222,012
19531,861121,849
19541,788141,774
19551,753151,738
19561,731121,719
19571,74591,736
19581,571141,557
19591,476111,465
19601,387131,374
19611,361131,348
19621,14101,141
19631,01061,004
19648976891
19657788770
19666715666
19676390639
19686336627
19696158607
19706276621
19715275522
19724870487
19734930493
19744246418
19753990399
19763915386
19773757368
19783530353
19793400340
19803870387
19813450345
19823100310
19832880288
19842910291
19852760276
19862400240
19872150215
19882230223
19892350235
19902500250
19911870187
19921990199
19931840184
19941520152
19951680168
19961330133
19971360136
19981540154
19991230123
20001420142
20011170117
20021120112
20031150115
20041370137
20051240124
20061290129
20071410141
20081430143
20091400140
20101360136
20111520152
20121570157
20131960196
20142820282

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 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Clyde" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 16 babies in Utah 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?

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 compassion, your finest side.

L is for love, your love of life!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

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 "Yeldc". 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.

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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Clyde

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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Past life for Clyde born Aug 17, 1986

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 USA South-Central approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Name poster for Clyde

Name poster for Clyde(click to save the high quality version)

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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