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List of famous people named Floyd, along with photos. How many celebrities named Floyd can you think of? The famous Floyds below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Floyd, athletes named Floyd, and even political figures named Floyd. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Floyd? Add them to the list.

Even if you're not an avid boxing fan, you probably know who Floyd Mayweather is. Known for his defensive style of fighting and outlandish behavior outside of the ring, Mayweather is the #1 pound for pound fighter in the world, even defeating the legendary Manny Pacquiao in 2015. His father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., is just as big in the world of boxing as well.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 41

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United 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 ...more

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Floyd Patterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 71 (1935-2006)

Birthplace: Waco, North Carolina, United 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 ...more

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Floyd Mayweather, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 66

Birthplace: Amory, Mississippi

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 ...more
Floyd Little is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Floyd Little Age: 76

Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut

Floyd Douglas Little (born July 4, 1942) is a retired American football halfback, and was a three-time All-American at Syracuse University. In 1967, he was the 6th selection of the first common ...more
Floyd Cramer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 64 (1933-1997)

Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United 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 ...more

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Floyd Sneed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 76

Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

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 ...more
Floyd Peters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 72 (1936-2008)

Birthplace: Council Bluffs, Iowa

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
Floyd Landis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 43

Birthplace: Farmersville, Pennsylvania

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 ...more
Floyd Speer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 56 (1913-1969)

Birthplace: Booneville, Arkansas

Vernie Floyd Speer was an American professional baseball pitcher. He was born on January 27, 1913, in Booneville, Arkansas. He attended Booneville High School, where he starred in baseball. His ...more
Floyd Kalber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Floyd Kalber (December 23, 1924 – May 13, 2004) was an American television journalist and anchorman, nicknamed "The Big Tuna."
Floyd Red Crow Westerman... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 71 (1936-2007)

Birthplace: USA, Lake Traverse Indian Reservation

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 ...more
Floyd Womack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 40

Birthplace: Cleveland, Mississippi

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 ...more
Floyd Wedderburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Floyd Wedderburn Age: 42

Birthplace: Kingston, 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, ...more
Floyd Bannister is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 63

Birthplace: Pierre, South Dakota

Floyd Franklin Bannister (born June 10, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. During a 15-year baseball career, he pitched for the Houston Astros (1977–78), Seattle ...more
Floyd Streete is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 59

Birthplace: Jamaica

Floyd Anthony Streete (born 5 May 1959) is an English former professional footballer who played as a central defender.
Floyd Franks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Floyd Franks Age: 34

Birthplace: Vestavia Hills, Alabama

Floyd Franks (born April 5, 1984) is an American soccer player.
Floyd Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 86 (1900-1986)
Floyd Johnson (23 July 1900, Des Moines, Iowa – 1 June 1986), nicknamed "The Auburn Bulldog", was an American heavyweight boxer who was known for his stiff punch. His (incomplete) ...more
Floyd Reese is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 70
Floyd Reese (born August 8, 1948) is a former National Football League (NFL) executive. From 1994 to 2006, he held the position of general manager of the Tennessee Titans. Reese then served as ...more
Floyd Crosby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 86 (1899-1985)

Birthplace: West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Floyd Delafield Crosby, A.S.C. (December 12, 1899 – September 30, 1985) was an Academy Award winning American cinematographer, descendant of the Van Rensselaer family, and father of musicians ...more
Floyd Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Floyd Hamilton
Floyd Hamilton worked for Bonnie and Clyde before being sent to Alcatraz. Hamilton worked with robbers. CLyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker as their driver and committed crimes with them. As soon as ...more
Floyd K. Haskell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 82 (1916-1998)

Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United 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.
Floyd B. Olson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 45 (1891-1936)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Floyd Bjørnstjerne Olson (November 13, 1891 – August 22, 1936) was an American politician and lawyer. He served as the 22nd Governor of Minnesota from January 6, 1931, to August 22, 1936, ...more
Floyd Levine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Floyd Levine is an actor.
Floyd Vivino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Age: 67

Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, USA

Floyd Vivino (born October 19, 1951), also known as Uncle Floyd, is an American television, film, and stage performer primarily known for his comedy/variety TV show The Uncle Floyd Show
Floyd Spence is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Floyd
Dec. at 73 (1928-2001)

Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America

Floyd Davidson Spence (April 9, 1928 – August 16, 2001) was an American attorney and a politician from the U.S. state of South Carolina. Elected for three terms to the South Carolina House of ...more