Meaning and Origin of Clyde - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Clyde

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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.