Clyde: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Clyde

Clyde

Pronunciation: KLIYD (key)

Origin of the name Clyde:

A borrowing of the name of the Scottish river Clyde, which is of uncertain etymology.

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Comments and insights on the name Clyde: | Edit

I love this name so much... I would have used it for my son if it worked with my last name. I have no idea why it is not more popular!

Personal experiences with the name Clyde: | Edit

After weeks of deliberation we finally settled on Clyde James for our little boy and it really suits him. Everyone comments on what a nice name it is and we are so glad we chose it. Clyde was his grandads name so it's even more meaningful to us.

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Famous real-life people named Clyde: | Edit

Clyde Cash, minister and charity worker
Clyde Barrow (of Bonnie & Clyde) American outlaw and robber

Clyde in song, story & screen: | Edit

Blinky, Inky, Pinky and Clyde are the ghosts in Pac-Man.
Clyde Donovan, fictional character on South Park.

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