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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Loyd

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  • According to a user from Philippines, the name Loyd is of English origin and means "Parents love".
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Alt. Meaning

L is for little, the little things you do.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Y is for young, the years never show!

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Notable Persons Named Loyd

Loyd Jowers was an owner of jim's grill. Loyd was born on November 20th, 1926. He left this life on May 20th, 2000.

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Loyd Grossman is a television presenter / gastronome and gastronomy. Loyd was given the name Loyd Daniel Gilman Grossman on September 16th, 1950 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

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Loyd A. Jones was a in the field of physics. Loyd was born on April 12th, 1884. He breathed his last breath on May 15th, 1954.

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Loyd Wheaton is a military person. His military service ended in 1902.

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Loyd Christopher was an athlete. Loyd was born on December 31st, 1919 in Richmond, California. He breathed his last breath on September 5th, 1991.

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Loyd was born on May 29th, 1949 in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Loyd

Jewell Loyd is a basketball player for the Seattle Storm and Galatasaray S.K. (women's basketball) in the Women's National Basketball Association. She has been prominent since 2015. Jewell was born on October 5th, 1993 in Lincolnwood, Illinois.

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Sam was given the name Samuel Loyd on January 30th, 1841 in Philadelphia. He passed away on April 11th, 1911.

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Zach Loyd is a soccer player for the FC Dallas, North Carolina Tar Heels men's soccer, Carolina Dynamo, and United States men's national soccer team. Zach was born on July 18th, 1987 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Anthony Loyd is a war correspondent. Anthony was given the name Anthony William Vivian Loyd on September 12th, 1966 in Churt on the Hampshire/Surrey, UK.

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Nikki was born on June 4th, 1975 in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.

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Casey Loyd is a soccer player for the FC Kansas City, Capital Area Soccer League, North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer, Cary Lady Clarets, Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC, FC Dallas, and United States women's national soccer team. Casey was born on February 23rd, 1989 in San Diego.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 14 0 14
1881 11 0 11
1882 16 0 16
1883 13 0 13
1884 30 0 30
1885 24 0 24
1886 21 0 21
1887 20 0 20
1888 28 0 28
1889 31 0 31
1890 32 0 32
1891 29 0 29
1892 41 0 41
1893 49 0 49
1894 36 0 36
1895 55 0 55
1896 56 0 56
1897 61 0 61
1898 55 0 55
1899 46 0 46
1900 64 0 64
1901 60 0 60
1902 61 0 61
1903 70 0 70
1904 57 0 57
1905 53 0 53
1906 70 0 70
1907 68 0 68
1908 61 0 61
1909 79 0 79
1910 99 0 99
1911 137 0 137
1912 196 0 196
1913 235 0 235
1914 312 0 312
1915 441 5 436
1916 467 0 467
1917 488 0 488
1918 577 10 567
1919 604 0 604
1920 589 7 582
1921 606 6 600
1922 583 0 583
1923 605 0 605
1924 611 6 605
1925 554 0 554
1926 630 7 623
1927 600 0 600
1928 553 12 541
1929 510 6 504
1930 508 9 499
1931 521 6 515
1932 448 0 448
1933 413 6 407
1934 368 6 362
1935 383 0 383
1936 356 0 356
1937 372 0 372
1938 354 0 354
1939 365 0 365
1940 330 0 330
1941 334 0 334
1942 344 0 344
1943 316 0 316
1944 289 0 289
1945 235 0 235
1946 326 0 326
1947 313 0 313
1948 268 0 268
1949 236 0 236
1950 255 0 255
1951 231 0 231
1952 247 0 247
1953 232 0 232
1954 192 0 192
1955 212 0 212
1956 197 0 197
1957 190 0 190
1958 171 0 171
1959 185 0 185
1960 147 0 147
1961 175 0 175
1962 146 0 146
1963 156 0 156
1964 111 0 111
1965 107 0 107
1966 89 0 89
1967 104 0 104
1968 91 0 91
1969 84 0 84
1970 105 0 105
1971 110 0 110
1972 70 0 70
1973 60 0 60
1974 55 0 55
1975 68 0 68
1976 59 0 59
1977 48 0 48
1978 45 0 45
1979 33 0 33
1980 62 0 62
1981 57 0 57
1982 50 0 50
1983 33 0 33
1984 37 0 37
1985 29 0 29
1986 37 0 37
1987 23 0 23
1988 38 0 38
1989 35 0 35
1990 21 0 21
1991 23 0 23
1992 23 0 23
1993 23 0 23
1994 19 0 19
1995 14 0 14
1996 20 0 20
1997 10 0 10
1998 14 0 14
1999 15 0 15
2000 10 0 10
2001 12 0 12
2002 9 0 9
2003 7 0 7
2004 5 0 5
2005 10 0 10
2006 6 0 6
2008 9 0 9
2009 8 0 8
2010 9 0 9
2011 6 0 6
2012 8 0 8
2013 7 0 7
2014 5 0 5
2015 6 0 6
2016 5 0 5
2017 8 0 8

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Popularity of Loyd as a first name

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Popularity of Loyd as a last name

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Common last names for Loyd

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Miller
  • Roberts
  • White
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Anderson
  • King
  • Green
  • Adams
  • Walker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loyd U.S.
  White 75.15% 64.26%
  African American 18.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Loyd

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

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Fun Facts about the name Loyd

  • What name lists does Loyd rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Loyd? Loyd is the 1,594th most popular name of all time. As a last name Loyd was the 2,662nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Loyd have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,475 babies born with the first name Loyd in the United States. That's more than enough people named Loyd to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Loyd? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Loyd first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Loyd is Sunday, January 9th, 1859.
  • What year had the most people named Loyd born? The highest recorded use of the first name Loyd was in 1926 with a total of 623 babies.
  • Random Loyd Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Loyd ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 32 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Loyd: Your name in reverse order is Dyol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Odyl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loyd? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,547 people with the last name Loyd.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loyd? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Loyd as their last name.

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