Gaylord
Origin/Usage
French
Pronunciation
GAY-lord
Meaning
A dandy
More info about the name "Gaylord"

Gaylord is an English name, directly derived from the Old French given name “Gaillard”, which means 'a dandy'. It was a very popular name till the mid 20th century where the association of the word “gay” with a homosexual resulted in a rapid decline in the popularity of the name.

Popularity of the Name Gaylord
Famous Gaylords

Gaylord Perry - baseball player
Gaylord Nelson - politician

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