Lyde Family History
Lyde Name Meaning
English:: topographic name from Old English hlith hlid Old Norse hlíth ‘slope’ or for someone from a place called with one of these words such as Lythe in North Yorkshire or Lyth in Cumbria. habitational name from Lyde in Pipe and Lyde (Herefordshire) or Lyde Green in Pucklechurch (Gloucestershire). Compare Loud from a medieval byname derived from Old English līthe ‘mild’ ‘gentle’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press