Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names

Boyd

Boyd comes from a Scottish surname, a locational name for someone who came from the island of Bute, of uncertain origin. Boyd could also have originated as a nickname for someone who had blond hair, from Irish buidhe meaning “yellow”.

Origin: uncertain; Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: a locational name for someone who came from the island of Bute, in Scotland; also means “yellow”

Usage: Scottish, English

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