Surname LLOYD

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: Welsh
PRONOUNCED: LOID   [details]

Meaning & History

Originally a nickname from the Welsh word llwyd meaning "grey, hoary". The first bearers of the name Lloyd were thought to have originated in Mid Wales in the 14th century. There is record of a Richard Loyt dating back to 1327, and an Ithell Lloyd in 1391.