US Popularity:1476
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:From River Clyde; Cleansing
The masculine name Clyde has origins in Scotland and for good reason. The River Clyde flows through Glasgow and goes through the blood of all of those with Scottish heritage, too. But as well as tying in your highlander blood, this name also has Latin connections, meaning "cleansing" and can match baby's pure heart. With the name most notably connected to the duo Bonnie and Clyde, however, don’t be surprised if this little boy gets up to some mischief!

Famous People Named Clyde

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  • Clyde Drexler
    Basketball Player

Clyde Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Clyde is currently #1131 on The Bump
Boy:Clyde is currently #626 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Clyde is currently #1476 in U.S. births
Boy:Clyde is currently #719 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 34
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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