Gender: Male Meaning of Floyd: "gray-haired" Origin of Floyd: Welsh

The name Floyd is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "gray-haired". Floyd and is often added to lists like Old Man Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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.

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