Lloyd (surname)


Lloyd (surname)

The name Lloyd is a variation of the Welsh word "llwyd" or "clwyd", which means "grey" or "brown". The double-l represents the voiceless alveolar lateral fricative of Welsh, and was sometimes also represented as "fl", yielding the related name "Floyd".

People named "Lloyd":
* A.L. Lloyd (Albert Lancaster Lloyd) (1908-1982), English ethnomusicologist
* Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (1948- ), English composer of musical theatre
* Anthony Lloyd (1984- ), English footballer
* Benjamin Lloyd. American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient
* Bill Lloyd (soccer), American soccer coach
* Bobby Lloyd, Welsh international rugby union player
* Charles W Lloyd, Educationalist and The Master of Dulwich College from 1967 to 1975
* Christopher Lloyd (1938- ), American character actor
* Clive Lloyd (1944- ), West Indian cricketer
* David Lloyd, (disambiguation)
* David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor (1863-1945), British politician & Prime Minister
* Edward Lloyd (d. 1713) coffeehouse owner (see also below for Lloyd's)
* Major General Edward Lloyd (Colonial Governor), governor of Maryland Colony 1709-1714
* Edward Lloyd (delegate) (1744-1796), Maryland delegate to the Continental Congress
* Edward Lloyd (Governor of Maryland) (1779 – 1834), governor of Maryland in the United States 1809-1811
* Edward Lhuyd (1660 – 1709), Welsh naturalist, botanist, linguist, geographer and antiquary
* Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), American architect
* Genevieve Lloyd, Australian philosopher and feminist
* Geoff Lloyd, (1973- ), British radio DJ
* George Lloyd (composer) (1913-1998), British late-Romantic composer
* George Ambrose Lloyd, 1st Baron Lloyd (1879-1941), British High Commissioner of Egypt
* George Exton Lloyd (1861-1940), Anglican minister and theologian, Bishop of Saskatchewan
* Gordon W. Lloyd (1832 – 1905), English/American architect
* Harold Lloyd (1893 – 1971), American actor and filmmaker known for his silent film comedies
* Jake Lloyd (1989- ), American actor
* James Lloyd, (disambiguation)
* Jim Lloyd (1954- ), Australian politician
* John Lloyd, (disambiguation)
* Julian Lloyd Webber (1951- ), composer, cellist & brother of Andrew Lloyd Webber
* Larry Lloyd (1948- ), English footballer
* Llewellyn Lloyd (1877-1958), Welsh international rugby union player
* Lulu Hull Lloyd, namesake of Caltech's Lloyd House
* Matthew Lloyd, Australian rules footballer and Coleman Medallist.
* Morgan Lloyd, (1987- ), Street racing legend in Australia.
* Richard Lloyd (guitarist) (1951- ), American founding member of punk band Television
* Richard Lloyd (racing driver) (1945- ), British driver and multiple racing team founder
* Robert Lloyd (poet) (1733-1764), English poet and satirist.
* Robert Lloyd (singer) (1940- ), English bass, opera singer
* Sabrina Lloyd (1970- ), American actor
* Sam Lloyd, actor and nephew of Christopher Lloyd
* Sampson Lloyd, co-creator of Lloyds Bank, the first bank in Birmingham, England
* Samuel Loyd (1841-1911), American puzzle author and recreational mathematician
* Selwyn Lloyd, Baron Selwyn-Lloyd (1904-1978) British politician and general
* Seth Lloyd (1960- ), Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT
* Sian Lloyd, TV Presenter
* Terry Lloyd (1952-2003), British television journalist killed in crossfire in Iraq
* Vivian Loyd tank designer, with Sir John Carden, spelt with one "L"

ee also

* Lloyd (given name)


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