Given Name CLYDE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English

Meaning & History

From the name of the River Clyde in Scotland, which is of unknown 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.

Sources & References


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Entry updated July 2, 2008