The name Floyd is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "gray-haired". Floyd and is often added to lists like Rock Star Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents - Sibsets Version".
From the experts:
Floyd was a Top 100 name from the 1880s to the 1940s that somehow developed an almost comical hayseed persona along with a touch of retro jazz cool; it's beginning to appeal to parents with a strong taste for the quirky.
In terms of namesakes and references, there is two-time heavyweight champ Floyd Patterson, well-known attorney Floyd Abrams, Mayberry barber Floyd Lawson, Muppet Floyd Pepper, and the iconic British rock band, Pink Floyd.