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.