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  1. Floydnoun

    transferred from the surname, today particularly common among African Americans.

  2. Floydnoun

    A Welsh surname, a variant of Lloyd.

  3. Floydnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, today particularly common among African Americans.

  4. Floydnoun

    An unincorporated community in White County, Arkansas, United States.

  5. Floydnoun

    An unincorporated community in Fresno County, California, United States.

  6. Floydnoun

    A ghost town in Glenn County, California, United States.

  7. Floydnoun

    A tiny city in Floyd County, Iowa.

  8. Floydnoun

    An unincorporated community in Ray County, Missouri, United States.

  9. Floydnoun

    An unincorporated community in Washington County, Missouri, United States.

  10. Floydnoun

    A village in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.

  11. Floydnoun

    A town in Oneida County, New York.

  12. Floydnoun

    An unincorporated community in Hunt County, Texas, United States.

  13. Floydnoun

    A town, the county seat of Floyd County, Virginia.

  14. Etymology: From llwyd.


  1. Floyd

    Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. The population was 432 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Floyd County. The Town of Floyd was originally named Jacksonville as the surrounding county was formed during the tenure of President Andrew Jackson. The name was subsequently changed to Floyd.

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  1. Floydnoun

    Gray Haired or Wise One

    Floyd is a fitting name since he has both gray hair and wisdom beyond his years.

    Etymology: Celtic in origin

    Submitted by floydcrosby68 on June 22, 2022  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FLOYD

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Floyd is ranked #505 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Floyd surname appeared 66,454 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 23 would have the surname Floyd.

    65.4% or 43,468 total occurrences were White.
    29.2% or 19,411 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 1,528 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2% or 1,329 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 452 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 272 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Floyd in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Floyd in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Floyd in a Sentence

  1. Richard Rosenfeld:

    ( I) mmediately after George Floyd was murdered and widespread protests broke out across the country.

  2. Zsakhiem James:

    Especially in light of the George Floyd incident, it's not just a fear of the Camden County Police. It's a fear of all police.

  3. Thomas Lane:

    I was n’t sure if George Floyd was breathing or not.

  4. Justin Amash:

    The brutal killing of George Floyd is merely the latest in a long line of incidents of egregious police misconduct, this pattern continues because police are legally, politically and culturally insulated ... That must change so that these incidents stop happening.

  5. Officer Chauvin:

    Thomas Lane said. FILE - In this image from surveillance video, Minneapolis police Officers from left, Tou Thao, Officer Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane are seen attempting to take George Floyd into custody in Minneapolis, Minn on May 25, 2020. ( Court TV via AP, Pool, File) Lane said he also suggested putting Floyd’s legs up, since he was kicking, but that.

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