The name Lloyd is a variation of the Welsh
Welsh language
Welsh is a member of the Brythonic branch of the Celtic languages spoken natively in Wales, by some along the Welsh border in England, and in Y Wladfa...

 word llwyd or clwyd, which means "grey" or "brown".


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  • Lloyd (name)
    Lloyd (name)
    Lloyd is a name originating with the Welsh adjective llwyd, most often understood as meaning ‘grey’, but with other meanings as well. The name can be used both as a personal name and as a surname...

  • 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....

  • Lloyd (given name)
    Lloyd (given name)
    The name Lloyd is a variation of the Welsh word llwyd or clwyd, which means "grey" or "brown"...

Lloyd or Lloyd's or Lloyds may also refer to:

Lloyd's Coffee House and related names

Edward Lloyd (coffeehouse owner)
Edward Lloyd (coffeehouse owner)
Edward Lloyd ran the Lloyd's Coffee House in Lombard Street in the City of London which became a meeting place for merchants and shipowners. From the habit of their members to meet there, Lloyd's Coffee House spawned Lloyd's of London, Lloyd's Register, and Lloyd's List. There is no connection...

, founded Lloyd's Coffee House, a London meeting place for merchants and shipowners. Several institutions and companies, especially those involved in transport or insurance, were named after, or indirectly inspired by, Edward Lloyd or his (now defunct) coffee house:
  • Lloyd's of London
    Lloyd's of London
    Lloyd's, also known as Lloyd's of London, is a British insurance and reinsurance market. It serves as a partially mutualised marketplace where multiple financial backers, underwriters, or members, whether individuals or corporations, come together to pool and spread risk...

    , or Lloyd's, a leading British insurance market
    • Lloyd's of London
      Lloyd's of London (film)
      Lloyd's of London is a 1936 American drama film directed by Henry King. It stars Tyrone Power, Madeleine Carroll, and Guy Standing. The supporting cast includes Freddie Bartholomew, George Sanders, Virginia Field, and C. Aubrey Smith. Loosely based on history, the film follows the dealings of a man...

      , a film about this insurance market
    • Lloyd's building
      Lloyd's building
      The Lloyd's building is the home of the insurance institution Lloyd's of London, and is located at 1, Lime Street, in the City of London, England.-Design:...

      , its headquarters
    • Lloyd's Agency Network
      Lloyd's Agency Network
      The Lloyd's Agency Network was established in August 1811 by the then Committee of Lloyd's of London. They resolved that it is highly important to the interests of Underwriters, that a regular and universal system of intelligence and superintendence should be established in all the Principal Ports...

  • Lloyd's List
    Lloyd's List
    Lloyd's List is one of the world's oldest continuously-running journals, having provided weekly shipping news in London as early as 1734. Now published daily, a recent issue was numbered 59,200...

    , a website and 275-year-old daily newspaper on shipping and global trade
    • Lloyd's MIU
      Lloyd's MIU
      Lloyd’s MIU is a member of the publicly-quoted Informa group, with a history ofcollecting maritime data dating back nearly 300 years. Lloyd’s MIU data is published online , in hardback, on CD and in bespoke reports...

      , a maritime information database
  • Lloyd's Register
    Lloyd's Register
    The Lloyd's Register Group is a maritime classification society and independent risk management organisation providing risk assessment and mitigation services and management systems certification. Historically, as Lloyd's Register of Shipping, it was a specifically maritime organisation...

    , a ship classification and risk management organization
  • Germanischer Lloyd
    Germanischer Lloyd
    The Germanischer Lloyd SE is a classification society based in the city of Hamburg, Germany. As a technical supervisory organization Germanischer Lloyd conducts safety surveys on more than 7,000 ships with over 100 Mio GT...

    , a classification society
    Classification society
    A classification society is a non-governmental organization that establishes and maintains technical standards for the construction and operation of ships and offshore structures...

     based in Germany
    Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

  • Norddeutscher Lloyd
    Norddeutscher Lloyd
    Norddeutsche Lloyd was a German shipping company. It was founded by Hermann Henrich Meier and Eduard Crüsemann in Bremen on February 20, 1857. It developed into one of the most important German shipping companies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and was instrumental in the economic...

    , a former German shipping line, and several successor companies:
    • Hapag-Lloyd
      Hapag-Lloyd is a German transportation company comprising a cargo container shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd AG, which in turn owns other subsidiaries such as Hapag-Lloyd Ships and a cruise line, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises which is now integrated into TUI AG, Hanover...

       shipping line
      • Hapag-Lloyd Airlines, Hapag-Lloyd Express, Hapag-Lloyd Flug, former German airline companies
    • Lloyd Werft
      Lloyd Werft
      Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven GmbH is a dockyard in Bremerhaven, established in 1857 by Norddeutscher Lloyd. The yard employs 500 workers in an area of 260. 000 m². Ships with a draught down to 11,5 m can be accommodated.-External links:* website...

      , a shipbuilding
      Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and floating vessels. It normally takes place in a specialized facility known as a shipyard. Shipbuilders, also called shipwrights, follow a specialized occupation that traces its roots to before recorded history.Shipbuilding and ship repairs, both...

       dockyard established by Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremerhaven
      Bremerhaven is a city at the seaport of the free city-state of Bremen, a state of the Federal Republic of Germany. It forms an enclave in the state of Lower Saxony and is located at the mouth of the River Weser on its eastern bank, opposite the town of Nordenham...

      , Germany
    • Lloyd (car)
      Lloyd (car)
      Norddeutsche Automobil und Motoren GmbH was a German brand created in 1908 and was owned by the Norddeutsche Lloyd shipping company. The factory was in Bremen...

      , a former German automobile brand founded by Norddeutscher Lloyd
  • Austrian Lloyd
    Austrian Lloyd
    Austrian Lloyd Ship Management is a shipping company based in Limassol, Cyprus with shipping emphasis on bulk carriers, car carriers, container ships, and reefers. It is the flagship company of the Österreichischer Lloyd Group founded in 1991 by Hans-Georg Wurmböck and Eberhard Koch...

    , a shipping line of the Austro-Hungarian Empire; a shipping management company of this name still exists
    • Lloyd Triestino, Italian shipping line evolved from Austrian Lloyd
    • Ungarische Lloyd Flugzeug- und Motorenfabrik, an Austro-Hungarian aircraft manufacturer of the Lloyd C.V and other aircraft
  • Nedlloyd
    Nedlloyd was a Dutch shipping company, formed in 1970 as the Nederlandsche Scheepvaart Unie in a merger of several shipping lines:*Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland *Koninklijke Rotterdamsche Lloyd...

    , a Netherlands
    The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located mainly in North-West Europe and with several islands in the Caribbean. Mainland Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east, and shares maritime borders...

     shipping line, later merged into P&O Nedlloyd
    P&O Nedlloyd
    P&O Nedlloyd Container Line Limited was an Anglo-Dutch worldwide ocean-going container shipping line, with dual headquarters in London and Rotterdam. The company was formed in 1997 by the merger of the container-shipping interests of the leading Dutch transportation company Royal Nedlloyd and the...

     and now part of Maersk Line
  • Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano
    Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano
    Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano S.A. was an airline serving as flag carrier of Bolivia. It operated domestic and international flights, aiming at passenger as well as cargo transport. LAB was active for more than 80 years, having been based in Cochabamba most of the time, with Cochabamba Airport being an...

     (LAB Airlines) of Bolivia
    Bolivia officially known as Plurinational State of Bolivia , is a landlocked country in central South America. It is the poorest country in South America...

  • Lloyd Brasileiro, a former Brazil
    Brazil , officially the Federative Republic of Brazil , is the largest country in South America. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population with over 192 million people...

    ian shipping line

Other companies

(Not related in any way to Lloyd's Coffee House or Lloyd's of London)
  • Lloyds Banking Group
    Lloyds Banking Group
    Lloyds Banking Group plc is a major British financial institution, formed through the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds TSB in 2009. As at February 2010, HM Treasury held a 41% shareholding through UK Financial Investments Limited . The Group headquarters is located at 25 Gresham Street in London, with...

    , a large retail bank in the United Kingdom
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, the largest community pharmacy operator in the United Kingdom
  • Lloyd cars
    Lloyd cars
    Lloyd cars was a British motor manufacturer, founded by Roland Lloyd , son of a garage owner, and based in Patrick Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England between 1936 and 1951. Two models were made, separated by World War II; the company was unusual for a small manufacturer in making nearly all...

    , a former British automobile brand
  • Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper
    Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper
    -Founding:The paper was launched by Edward Lloyd in 1842 as Lloyd's Illustrated London Newspaper, following the success of his Lloyd's Penny Weekly Miscellany. The new paper was intended as a rival for the Illustrated London News...

    , an early Sunday newspaper in the United Kingdom
  • Stewarts & Lloyds
    Stewarts & Lloyds
    Stewarts & Lloyds was a steel tube manufacturer with its headquarters based at Corby, Northamptonshire, England. The company was created in 1903 by the amalgamation of two of the largest iron and steel makers in Britain, A. & J. Stewart & Menzies Ltd, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland and...

    , a former British steel tube manufacturer
  • Lloyd Hotel
    Lloyd Hotel
    Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy is a historic building in the Eastern Docklands of Amsterdam, commissioned by the Royal Holland Lloyd . It became a building to temporarily house immigrants, a prison and later was a collective building of artists' studios, but is now serving as a hotel since 2004...

    , Amsterdam, The Netherlands


  • Lloyd rifle
    Lloyd rifle
    The Lloyd Rifle was the 1950s brainchild of English deer-stalker, rifleman, metallurgist and engineer David Llewellyn Lloyd. His objective was to create a high-quality, scope-sighted, magazine-fed sporting rifle capable of dependably high accuracy at long ranges, of retaining its zero despite...

    , a magazine-fed sporting rifle
  • Lloyd's mirror
    Lloyd's mirror
    Lloyd's mirror is a classic optics experiment and was first described in 1834 and again in 1837 by Humphry Lloyd in the proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy of Science. In the experiment, light from a monochromatic slit source reflects from a glass surface at a small angle and appears to come...

    , an optical and an acoustic experiment


  • Lloyd, Florida
    Lloyd, Florida
    Lloyd is a small unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Florida, United States of America.-External links:...

    , United States
  • Lloyd, Kentucky
    Lloyd, Kentucky
    Lloyd is an unincorporated community located in Greenup County, Kentucky. Lloyd appears on the Greenup and Wheelersburg U.S. Geological Survey maps.-References:...

    , United States
  • Lloyd, New York
    Lloyd, New York
    Lloyd is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 9,941 at the 2000 census.The Town of Lloyd is located in the eastern part of Ulster County. U.S. Route 9W runs north and south in the eastern part of the town. The concurrent U.S. Route 44 and NY 55 pass through the...

    , United States
  • Lloydminster
    Lloydminster is a Canadian city which has the unusual geographic distinction of straddling the provincial border between Alberta and Saskatchewan...

    , Alberta/Saskatchewan, Canada, or "Lloyd"
  • Lloyd Ridge, one of the protraction areas in the Gulf of Mexico
    Gulf of Mexico
    The Gulf of Mexico is a partially landlocked ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent and the island of Cuba. It is bounded on the northeast, north and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, on the southwest and south by Mexico, and on the southeast by Cuba. In...

Fictional characters

  • Lloyd, Ari Gold's assistant in the HBO television series, Entourage
  • Lloyd, in the video game, The Legend of Dragoon
  • Lloyd Asplund, a character from the anime series Code Geass
  • Lloyd Braun, in the NBC sitcom, Seinfeld
  • Lloyd Christmas, played by Jim Carrey in the film Dumb and Dumber
  • Lloyd Dobler, a character in the 1989 Cameron Crowe film, Say Anything..., played by John Cusack
  • Lloyd Henreid, in Stephen King's The Stand
  • Lloyd Irving, in the video game, Tales of Symphonia
  • Lloyd Nebulon, the main character in the Disney animated series Lloyd in Space
    Lloyd in Space
    Lloyd in Space is an animated television series, created by Joe Ansolabehere and Paul Germain , and released in 2001. The pilot was written by Ansolabehere, Germain and Mark Drop...

  • Lloyd Tavernier, a character in the BBC soap opera EastEnders
  • Lloyd the Delivery Guy, a minor character from Scrubs
  • Llwyd ap Cil Coed
    Llwyd ap Cil Coed
    Llwyd ap Cil Coed is a character in the Third Branch of The Mabinogi, known also as the story of Manawydan ap Llŷr.-Role in the Third Branch:...

    , a character in the story Mabinogion
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