Boyd Name Meaning & Origin

Boyd

Pronunciation: BOYD (key)

Origin of the name Boyd:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Irish Gaelic buidhe (yellow) and from the surname Mac Giolla Buidhe (son of the one with yellow hair). Var: Boyde.

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We chose Boyd for our son because it was my maiden name. It also means "blonde", and he's a blondie.

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Boyd Coddington was a famous American hot rod designer
Brendon Boyd Urie,super delicious lead singer of Panic! At the Disco

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Boyd, werewolf from the TV show Teen Wolf

Boyd Langton is the handler of the main character in the TV show Dollhouse. He is a strong and courageous man (ex-cop, among other things) who cares for his charge.

Boyd is the grandson of Tim Allen's character in the TV show Last Man Standing.

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