"brisk, high-spirited"

Gaylord Origin and Meaning

The name Gaylord is a boy's name of French origin meaning "brisk, high-spirited".

Best left on the old southern plantation, sipping his mint julep.

# 833 in the US

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Gaylord Popularity

Famous People Named Gaylord

  • Gaylord DuBoisAmerican comics writer
  • Gaylord Jackson PerryAmerican baseball player
  • (Gaylord) Kent ConradU.S. Senator from North Dakota
  • Gaylord Anton NelsonU.S. Senator from Wisconsin
  • Gaylord CarterAmerican film composer and organist
  • Gaylord G. BirchAmerican drummer
  • Gaylord GriswoldU.S. Congressman from New York
  • Gaylord Roscoe "Pete" StinchcombAmerican NFL football player
  • Gaylord Thomas "G.T." GunhusU.S. Army officer; 20th Chief of Chaplains
  • Gailard SartainAmerican actor/comedian

Gaylord in Pop Culture

  • Gaylord "Greg" Fockercharacter from "Meet the Parents" and "Meet the Fockers"
  • Gaylord Hotela luxury hotel on the Washington National Harbor
  • Frederick Gaylord Cranecharacter on "Cheers" and "Frasier"
  • Gaylord RavenalMagnolia's husband, gambler and actor, in "Show Boat" (1926) by Edna Ferber
  • Gaylord Robinsoncharacter in "The Amazing World of Gumball
  • Gaylord “Nurf” Nurfingtoncharacter in the Rooster Teeth animated series "Camp Camp"