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155k
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since 1880

Floyd

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Gray
  • #454 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 206 0 206 #75 boy name
1881 178 0 178 #78 boy name
1882 231 0 231 #76 boy name
1883 217 0 217 #73 boy name
1884 263 0 263 #70 boy name
1885 264 5 259 #70 boy name
1886 284 9 275 #66 boy name
1887 232 0 232 #73 boy name
1888 309 7 302 #67 boy name
1889 325 12 313 #63 boy name
1890 347 6 341 #60 boy name
1891 344 8 336 #53 boy name
1892 426 6 420 #52 boy name
1893 361 10 351 #59 boy name
1894 455 10 445 #46 boy name
1895 432 5 427 #51 boy name
1896 406 10 396 #55 boy name
1897 459 8 451 #48 boy name
1898 441 7 434 #51 boy name
1899 362 6 356 #52 boy name
1900 569 14 555 #48 boy name
1901 432 9 423 #46 boy name
1902 471 0 471 #47 boy name
1903 484 12 472 #46 boy name
1904 451 5 446 #52 boy name
1905 534 11 523 #44 boy name
1906 467 9 458 #54 boy name
1907 526 5 521 #53 boy name
1908 542 13 529 #55 boy name
1909 579 9 570 #53 boy name
1910 696 9 687 #55 boy name
1911 747 13 734 #57 boy name
1912 1,456 18 1,438 #59 boy name
1913 1,758 18 1,740 #58 boy name
1914 2,109 19 2,090 #58 boy name
1915 2,852 28 2,824 #59 boy name
1916 2,806 23 2,783 #60 boy name
1917 2,852 32 2,820 #62 boy name
1918 3,264 29 3,235 #61 boy name
1919 3,158 37 3,121 #59 boy name
1920 3,285 24 3,261 #61 boy name
1921 3,281 27 3,254 #63 boy name
1922 3,263 43 3,220 #61 boy name
1923 3,177 32 3,145 #64 boy name
1924 3,194 28 3,166 #66 boy name
1925 3,557 33 3,524 #58 boy name
1926 3,660 39 3,621 #53 boy name
1927 3,585 42 3,543 #53 boy name
1928 3,371 33 3,338 #54 boy name
1929 3,112 32 3,080 #58 boy name
1930 3,107 29 3,078 #61 boy name
1931 2,726 23 2,703 #67 boy name
1932 2,698 30 2,668 #68 boy name
1933 2,563 24 2,539 #69 boy name
1934 2,553 23 2,530 #73 boy name
1935 2,526 21 2,505 #76 boy name
1936 2,251 21 2,230 #86 boy name
1937 2,402 16 2,386 #80 boy name
1938 2,162 14 2,148 #96 boy name
1939 2,108 16 2,092 #94 boy name
1940 2,026 15 2,011
1941 2,117 8 2,109
1942 2,192 21 2,171
1943 2,232 7 2,225
1944 2,107 12 2,095
1945 1,995 13 1,982
1946 2,140 16 2,124
1947 2,223 12 2,211
1948 2,054 15 2,039
1949 2,041 17 2,024
1950 1,906 14 1,892
1951 1,943 11 1,932
1952 1,875 10 1,865
1953 1,882 12 1,870
1954 1,879 9 1,870
1955 1,721 9 1,712
1956 1,743 16 1,727
1957 1,837 12 1,825
1958 1,634 12 1,622
1959 1,548 11 1,537
1960 1,478 12 1,466
1961 1,445 8 1,437
1962 1,349 11 1,338
1963 1,307 11 1,296
1964 1,214 14 1,200
1965 1,059 5 1,054
1966 942 0 942
1967 881 12 869
1968 830 0 830
1969 803 6 797
1970 762 9 753
1971 736 0 736
1972 615 5 610
1973 619 14 605
1974 596 5 591
1975 520 0 520
1976 454 6 448
1977 496 5 491
1978 478 0 478
1979 448 0 448
1980 449 5 444
1981 433 0 433
1982 399 5 394
1983 361 5 356
1984 329 0 329
1985 304 0 304
1986 333 5 328
1987 331 5 326
1988 275 0 275
1989 293 0 293
1990 251 0 251
1991 247 0 247
1992 200 5 195
1993 224 0 224
1994 184 0 184
1995 150 0 150
1996 133 0 133
1997 144 0 144
1998 141 0 141
1999 117 0 117
2000 139 0 139
2001 120 0 120
2002 108 0 108
2003 102 0 102
2004 112 0 112
2005 98 0 98
2006 93 0 93
2007 106 0 106
2008 106 0 106
2009 105 0 105
2010 79 0 79
2011 87 0 87
2012 80 0 80
2013 89 0 89
2014 86 0 86

Want to know about the populiarty of Floyd? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154,811 babies born with the name Floyd in the United States. That's more than enough Floyds to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 206 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Floyd" was in 1926 with a total of 3,621 babies. (That's a lot of baby Floyds)

According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Floyd" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 76 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1948. Across the entire United States a total of 2,054 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 Floyd popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Floyd

The name "Floyd" is of English origin, and it means "Gray". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a boxer. Floyd was born in 1977 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

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Floyd Patterson

Floyd Patterson is a boxer. Floyd was born in 1935 in Waco, North Carolina, U.S.

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Floyd Landis

Floyd Landis is a cyclist. Floyd was born in 1975 in Farmersville, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

F is for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Y is for young, the years never show!

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Your name in reverse order is "Dyolf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Fydol". 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 Floyd born Aug 30, 1987

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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