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Who Is The Most Famous Floyd In The World?

Updated May 31, 2021 343 votes 22 voters 6.9k views41 items

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How many celebrities named Floyd can you think of? The famous Floyds below have many different professions, including notable actors named Floyd, famous athletes named Floyd, and even musicians named Floyd.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is certainly one of the most famous Floyds on this list. One of the famous boxers named Floyd, he won three U.S. Golden Gloves championships. He was one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.

Another of the famous people with the first name Floyd is Floyd Cramer. He was a pianist known for his Nashville sound. His hits include “Last Date” and “On the Rebound.”

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  • 1

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. (né Sinclair; born February 24, 1977) is an American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer. He competed from 1996 to 2007, 2009 to 2010, 2011 to 2015,  ...more

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  • 2
    1933-10-27
    17

    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Cramer (October 27, 1933 – December 31, 1997) was an American Hall of Fame pianist who was one of the architects of the Nashville sound. He was known for his "slip note" piano style, in which  ...more
  • 3
    1942-11-22
    18

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Floyd Chester Sneed (November 22, 1942) is a Canadian drummer, best known for his work with the band Three Dog Night. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Sneed grew up in a musical family (his parents were  ...more
  • 4

    BirthplaceAmory, Mississippi

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Mayweather Sr. (born October 19, 1952) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1974 to 1990, and has since worked as a boxing trainer. Fighting at welterweight during the  ...more
  • 5
    1924-12-23
    15

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Kalber (December 23, 1924 – May 13, 2004) was an American television journalist and anchorman, nicknamed "The Big Tuna."  ...more
  • 6

    BirthplaceLake Traverse Reservation, South Dakota, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Westerman, also known as Kanghi Duta i.e. "Red Crow" in Dakota (August 17, 1936 – December 13, 2007), was a Sioux musician, political activist, and actor. After establishing a career as a  ...more
  • 7
    1935-01-04
    11

    BirthplaceWaco, North Carolina, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Patterson (January 4, 1935 – May 11, 2006) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1952 to 1972, and twice reigned as the world heavyweight champion between 1956 and 1962. At the  ...more

    #46 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century#30 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#21 of 100 The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

  • 8
    1914-12-08
    8

    BirthplaceRyan, Oklahoma

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Tillman (December 8, 1914 – August 22, 2003) was an American country musician who, in the 1930s and 1940s, helped create the Western swing and honky tonk genres. Tillman was inducted into the  ...more
  • 9
    1911-02-09
    14

    BirthplaceChapel Hill, North Carolina

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Council (September 2, 1911 – May 9, 1976) was an American blues guitarist, mandolin player, and singer. He was a practitioner of the Piedmont blues, which was popular in the southeastern United  ...more
  • 10
    14

    BirthplaceKaysville, Utah

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Arthur Floyd Gottfredson (May 5, 1905 – July 22, 1986) was an American cartoonist best known for his defining work on the Mickey Mouse comic strip, which he worked on from 1930 until his retirement  ...more
  • 11
    1960-10-02
    11

    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    NationalityIndia

    Floyd Cardoz was a multiple JBF Awards nominee for the Best Chef: New York City Award.  ...more
  • 12
    1942-07-04
    12

    BirthplaceNew Haven, Connecticut

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Douglas Little (born July 4, 1942 - January 1, 2021) was an American football halfback, and a three-time All-American at Syracuse University. In 1967, he was the 6th selection of the first  ...more

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  • 13
    1933-01-01
    8

    BirthplaceMississippi

    Floyd Lee is a film score composer and an actor.
  • 14
    1975-10-14
    10

    BirthplaceFarmersville, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Landis (born October 14, 1975) is an American former professional road racing cyclist. Landis at first appeared to be the winner of the 2006 Tour de France, and the third non-European winner in  ...more
  • 15
    1936-05-21
    11

    BirthplaceCouncil Bluffs, Iowa

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Charles Peters (May 21, 1936 – August 18, 2008) was an American football defensive tackle in the National Football League and went to three Pro Bowls during his 13-year career. He played  ...more
  • 16
    7

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    Floyd E. Wedderburn (born May 5, 1976) is a former professional American football player who played guard for three seasons for the Seattle Seahawks. Floyd attended Upper Darby High School, where he  ...more
  • 17
    1951-03-06
    5

    BirthplaceOrange, USA, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Bradley is an actor and film producer.  ...more
  • 18
    1978-11-15
    5

    BirthplaceCleveland, Mississippi

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Seneca "Pork Chop" Womack (born November 15, 1978) is a former American football guard. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college  ...more
  • 19
    1936-07-09
    4

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Abrams (born July 9, 1936) is an American attorney at Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He is an expert on constitutional law, and many arguments in the briefs he has written before the Supreme Court of  ...more
  • 20
    1959-05-05
    4

    BirthplaceJamaica

    NationalityJamaica, England

    Floyd Anthony Streete (born 5 May 1959) is an English former professional footballer who played as a central defender.  ...more
  • 21
    2

    BirthplaceMorristown, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Kirk Haskell (February 7, 1916 – August 25, 1998) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1973 to 1979.  ...more
  • 22
    1984-04-05
    2

    BirthplaceVestavia Hills, Alabama

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Franks (born April 5, 1984) is an American soccer player.  ...more
  • 23
    1887-07-20
    1

    BirthplaceKentucky

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Floyd Collins (July 20, 1887 – c. February 13, 1925), better known as Floyd Collins, was an American cave explorer, principally in a region of Central Kentucky that houses hundreds of miles  ...more
  • 24
    1892-03-30
    1

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Bostwick Odlum (March 30, 1892 – June 17, 1976) was an American lawyer and industrialist. He has been described as "possibly the only man in the United States who made a great fortune out of  ...more
  • 25
    1945-01-30
    2

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Floyd Harold Flake (born January 30, 1945) is the senior pastor of the 23,000 member Greater Allen African Methodist Episcopal Cathedral in Jamaica, Queens, New York, and former president of  ...more
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