WikiName logo

Clyde

From WikiName

Previous: ClemmieNext: Codi
Gender: male/female
Pronunciation: kleyed, clide
Meaning: hardy and fair, the washer, warm, heard from afar
Related Names: Claude, Cledwyn, Clide, Clove, Clywd

Length: 5 Gender: {{#if male/female

 |male/female

}}

Rank in 2000s: 0 0

Name: clyde Origin: Welsh,, Meaning (no case): hardy and fair, the washer, warm, heard from afar




This free name resource is powered, inspired and maintained by the community friendly domain registrar, Name.com. We offer domain names. premium domains, and cheap domain names. So whatever the origin, whether old or new, popular or rare, you can get your baby started with their very own web presence! Please join our effort by writing about a name subject not yet covered, or adding to an existing article. Muchas gracias.

Contents

ORIGIN AND HISTORY

Cledwyn is a Scottish river, and Clyde is believed to be a derivative of that. Although unclear, some sources claim the name is from Welsh meaning “hardy” and “fair” from “caled” (hardy) and “gwyn” (white). Clyde may refer to a local pre-Roman goddess and represent the term “The Washer.” [1]

POPULARITY

Social Security Administration - Empty rankings indicate the name was not among the 1000 most popular names for that year.

POPULARITY STATISTICS
Year of Birth Rank
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998 925
1997 965
1996 959
1995 826
1994 875
1993 774
1992 732

Clyde in the United States in the 19th Century:

  • 1875: 161st most popular.
  • 1880: 72nd most popular.
  • 1881: 68th most popular.
  • 1882: 62nd most popular.
  • 1883: 50th most popular.
  • 1884: 56th most popular.
  • 1885: 57th most popular.
  • 1886: 62nd most popular.
  • 1887: 55th most popular.
  • 1888: 60th most popular.
  • 1889: 62nd most popular.
  • 1890: 64th most popular.
  • 1891: 59th most popular.
  • 1892: 56th most popular.
  • 1893: 55th most popular.
  • 1894: 56th most popular.
  • 1895: 59th most popular.
  • 1896: 58th most popular.
  • 1897: 58th most popular.
  • 1898: 58th most popular.
  • 1899: 58th most popular. [1]

FACTS

  • Clyde Barrow, with Bonnie Parker, were a notorious team of outlaws commonly known in history and American culture as “Bonnie and Clyde.” Despite the romantic nature and iconic nature of their escapades, they were murderous amateurs who senselessly took lives and actually made very little money. They were shot by law enforcement officers on May 24, 1934 near Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
  • The popularity of Clyde could have originated from the antebellum South’s practice of giving slaves “place names” of Scottish origin. It is possible that given this habit, Clyde was particularly successful and popular enough to be picked up by the white population. The origin of this could have been given that many plantation owners were of Scottish descent.

Others argue that since Clyde was a rather rare British/American surname, this is unlikely. In the year 1858, the number of Clydes in the United States increased dramatically. Some believe this may be attributable to Colin Campbell (1792-1863), a British military officer and a hero of the 1857 Indian Mutiny. In that year he was raised to the peerage and dubbed Baron Clyde.[1][1][1]

NAMESAKES

  • Clyde, California
  • Clyde, Kansas
  • Clyde, Michigan
  • Clyde, New York
  • Clyde, North Carolina
  • Clyde, Ohio
  • Clyde, Texas
  • Clyde, Wisconsin
  • Clyde Township, Whiteside County, Illinois
  • Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Michigan
  • Clyde Township, Allegan County, Michigan

FAMOUS PERSONS


OTHER CLYDE'S

Clyde Smith, Clyde Johnson, Clyde Williams, Clyde Jones, Clyde Brown, Clyde Davis, Clyde Miller, Clyde Wilson, Clyde Moore, Clyde Taylor, Clyde Abder, Clyde Abel, Clyde Abelseth, Clyde Abrecht, Clyde Abts, Clyde Acabal, Clyde Achee, Clyde Acor, Clyde Acord, Clyde Acosta, Clyde Aamold, Clyde Aaron, Clyde Abbott, Clyde Abelein, Clyde Aberts, Clyde Abilla, Clyde Ableman, Clyde Ables, Clyde Abner, Clyde Abney, Clyde Abraham, Clyde Achord, Clyde Acton, Clyde Adams, Clyde Adamson, Clyde Aday, Clyde Abbett, Clyde Abell, Clyde Abercrombie, Clyde Abrahamson, Clyde Abregana, Clyde Acock, Clyde Acrey, Clyde Adcock, Clyde Adcox, Clyde Addington, Clyde Addis, Clyde Addison, Clyde Addleman, Clyde Aderhold, More results

Author: Mike_Szimanski


NOTES

Facts about ClydeRDF feed
Gender male/female  +
Length 5  +
Meaning hardy and fair, the washer, warm, heard from afar  +
Meaningnc hardy and fair, the washer, warm, heard from afar  +
Name clyde  +
Origin Welsh  +
Popularity 0  +
Pronunciation kleyed, clide  +
Rank in 2000s 0  +
Related Claude  +, Cledwyn  +, Clide  +, Clove  +, and Clywd  +
Personal tools
RegZap
Use: Highlight any text (a single word, an entire phrase, or domain name) then click the RegZap button to find available domain names based the selected text. Depending on your browser settings a new tab or window will open when you click on the button.

Bookmark: Drag the button to your toolbar or right click and select 'bookmark'.