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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lloyd

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  1. United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971)
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From Welsh llwyd (“grey, grey-haired”).

  1. A surname​ of Welsh origin, from a nickname for someone with grey hair.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname

Notable Persons Named Lloyd

Lloyd J .Williams is a businessman, real estate development, and property developer. Lloyd was born on May 9th, 1940.

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Beau Bridges is an actor and director. He has been prominent since 1948. Beau was given the name Lloyd Vernet Bridges III by his parents Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Bridges on December 9th, 1941 in Los Angeles.

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Lloyd Blankfein is a Chairman & CEO of Goldman Sachs and Chairman & CEO ofGoldman Sachs. Lloyd was born on September 15th, 1954 in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Lloyd Bridges was an actor. His career lasted from 1936 to 1998. Lloyd was given the name Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. on January 15th, 1913 in San Leandro, California, U.S. He breathed his last breath on March 10th, 1998.

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Lloyd Banks is a hip hop music rapping. His ongoing career started in 1999. Lloyd was born on April 30th, 1982 in New Carrollton, Maryland.

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Lloyd is a contemporary r&b and hip hop music singer-songwriter and dance. He was most active from 1996 to present. Lloyd was given the name Lloyd Polite, Jr. on January 3rd, 1986 in New Orleans.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd is an actor and voice actor. His ongoing career started in 1972. Christopher was given the name Christopher Allen Lloyd on October 22nd, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.

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Jake Lloyd is an actor and entrepreneur. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to 2001. Jake was given the name Jake Matthew Lloyd on March 5th, 1989 in Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S. Jake is also known as Jake Broadbent and Jacob Lloyd.

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Harry Lloyd is an actor. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Harry was given the name Harry Charles Salusbury Lloyd on November 17th, 1983 in London.

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Cher Lloyd is a singing, songwriter, rapping, model (people), singer, rapper, and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Cher was born Cher Lloyd on July 28th, 1993 in Malvern, Worcestershire.

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Jessica Raine was an actress. She was most active from 2008 to present. Jessica was given the name Jessica Lloyd in Eardisley. She died in 1982.

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Odin L. J. Lloyd was a linebacker. Odin was given the name Odin Leonardo John Lloyd on November 14th, 1985 in Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. They passed away on June 17th, 2013.

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How popular is the baby name Lloyd in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 104 0 104
1881 87 0 87
1882 121 0 121
1883 98 0 98
1884 122 0 122
1885 109 0 109
1886 144 0 144
1887 127 0 127
1888 175 0 175 #99 boy name
1889 167 0 167 #99 boy name
1890 182 0 182 #95 boy name
1891 185 0 185 #88 boy name
1892 268 0 268 #76 boy name
1893 211 0 211 #88 boy name
1894 253 0 253 #80 boy name
1895 263 0 263 #75 boy name
1896 308 0 308 #67 boy name
1897 258 0 258 #74 boy name
1898 265 0 265 #79 boy name
1899 287 0 287 #68 boy name
1900 337 0 337 #78 boy name
1901 285 0 285 #68 boy name
1902 344 0 344 #67 boy name
1903 305 6 299 #72 boy name
1904 324 0 324 #73 boy name
1905 369 0 369 #69 boy name
1906 365 8 357 #70 boy name
1907 386 0 386 #71 boy name
1908 394 0 394 #73 boy name
1909 419 7 412 #76 boy name
1910 551 6 545 #68 boy name
1911 600 10 590 #74 boy name
1912 1,238 11 1,227 #70 boy name
1913 1,534 13 1,521 #67 boy name
1914 1,897 13 1,884 #66 boy name
1915 2,678 25 2,653 #62 boy name
1916 2,951 25 2,926 #58 boy name
1917 3,434 18 3,416 #53 boy name
1918 3,765 23 3,742 #51 boy name
1919 3,269 31 3,238 #58 boy name
1920 3,476 22 3,454 #58 boy name
1921 3,555 17 3,538 #58 boy name
1922 3,390 25 3,365 #59 boy name
1923 3,416 28 3,388 #59 boy name
1924 3,372 24 3,348 #61 boy name
1925 3,353 31 3,322 #62 boy name
1926 3,309 29 3,280 #60 boy name
1927 3,347 22 3,325 #58 boy name
1928 3,191 32 3,159 #59 boy name
1929 2,972 25 2,947 #63 boy name
1930 2,874 37 2,837 #69 boy name
1931 2,725 22 2,703 #67 boy name
1932 2,613 25 2,588 #71 boy name
1933 2,435 21 2,414 #73 boy name
1934 2,361 21 2,340 #81 boy name
1935 2,317 22 2,295 #84 boy name
1936 2,176 16 2,160 #88 boy name
1937 2,172 19 2,153 #91 boy name
1938 2,225 10 2,215 #92 boy name
1939 2,097 10 2,087 #95 boy name
1940 2,077 11 2,066 #100 boy name
1941 2,266 14 2,252 #96 boy name
1942 2,473 12 2,461 #96 boy name
1943 2,461 16 2,445
1944 2,320 11 2,309
1945 2,227 8 2,219
1946 2,511 15 2,496
1947 2,634 7 2,627
1948 2,397 9 2,388
1949 2,349 17 2,332
1950 2,130 10 2,120
1951 2,308 8 2,300
1952 2,287 8 2,279
1953 2,172 7 2,165
1954 2,122 6 2,116
1955 2,041 12 2,029
1956 1,993 14 1,979
1957 1,930 9 1,921
1958 1,845 9 1,836
1959 1,881 10 1,871
1960 1,736 5 1,731
1961 1,691 6 1,685
1962 1,547 8 1,539
1963 1,556 6 1,550
1964 1,466 5 1,461
1965 1,296 0 1,296
1966 1,124 9 1,115
1967 1,090 9 1,081
1968 1,011 8 1,003
1969 977 8 969
1970 991 0 991
1971 947 0 947
1972 752 0 752
1973 701 6 695
1974 631 0 631
1975 643 5 638
1976 541 7 534
1977 558 0 558
1978 517 0 517
1979 558 5 553
1980 572 11 561
1981 564 5 559
1982 506 0 506
1983 478 6 472
1984 438 7 431
1985 448 0 448
1986 418 8 410
1987 427 8 419
1988 387 0 387
1989 406 0 406
1990 391 0 391
1991 342 0 342
1992 343 0 343
1993 289 0 289
1994 290 0 290
1995 254 0 254
1996 210 0 210
1997 227 0 227
1998 165 0 165
1999 187 0 187
2000 166 0 166
2001 174 0 174
2002 158 0 158
2003 133 0 133
2004 135 0 135
2005 142 0 142
2006 162 0 162
2007 152 0 152
2008 162 0 162
2009 131 0 131
2010 127 0 127
2011 146 0 146
2012 128 0 128
2013 136 0 136
2014 120 0 120
2015 109 0 109
2016 110 0 110
2017 103 0 103

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Popularity of Lloyd as a first name

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Popularity of Lloyd as a last name

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Common last names for Lloyd

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Nelson
  • Clark
  • Allen
  • Peterson
  • Harris

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lloyd U.S.
  White 72.59% 64.26%
  African American 22.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lloyd

People with the last name Lloyd are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lloyd

  • What name lists does Lloyd rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lloyd? Lloyd is the 444th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lloyd was the 522nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lloyd have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 161,148 babies born with the first name Lloyd in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lloyd to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lloyd? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 104 new born babies.
  • When was Lloyd first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lloyd is Sunday, December 12th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Lloyd born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lloyd was in 1918 with a total of 3,742 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lloyd!
  • Random Lloyd Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lloyd ranks 39th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 106 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Lloyd: Your name in reverse order is Dyoll. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loldy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lloyd? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 64,202 people with the last name Lloyd.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lloyd? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 22 of them will have Lloyd as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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