Meaning and Origin of: Clyde

Clyde is of Welsh origin meaning "Heard from afar."

Girl name origins & meanings

  • French : Lame; feminine variation of Claude

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Lame
  • Welsh : Heard from afar

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish and northern Irish : apparently a topographic name for someone who lived on the banks of the Clyde river (Gaelic Cluaidh, probably of pre-Celtic origin), which flows through Glasgow.