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Gender: Male Origin of Kyd: English surname

The name Kyd is a boy's name of English origin. Kyd and is often added to lists like Crazy Celebrity Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

Téa Leoni and David Duchovny named their kid Kyd in 2002, but he usually goes by his middle name, Miller. Probably a wise choice, given the homonym.

On the other hand, the association with Elizabethan playwright Thomas Kyd, who wrote a version of "Hamlet" before Shakespeare, is intriguing. And if you're looking for a name that can't be nicknamed, well... here's looking at you, Kyd.

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Famous People Named Kyd

Kyd Miller Duchovny, son of American actors David Duchovny and Tea Leoni
Thomas Kyd, 16th-century English dramatist

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