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Boyd Surname History

The Boyd family is originally from Scotland.  Through time, this family also identified as Scots/Irish. At this point, this is all of the information that has been contributed about the Boyd family.  There is much more to be known and if you know some of it, add to this page now!

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Boyd Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Boyd family is from Scotland; through time they also became Scots-Irish.

Boyd Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Boyd come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Many of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Boyd are inspired by religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Boyd Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Names like Boyd change in how they're written as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Boyd were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Boyd. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Boyd last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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