Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KLIED  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of the River Clyde in Scotland, from Cumbric Clud, which is of uncertain origin. It became a common given name in America in the middle of the 19th century, perhaps in honour of Sir Colin Campbell (1792-1863) who was given the title Baron Clyde in 1858 [1].



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Entry updated February 4, 2020