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Boyd

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 16 0 16
1881 24 0 24
1882 29 0 29
1883 21 0 21
1884 24 0 24
1885 40 0 40
1886 43 0 43
1887 26 0 26
1888 41 0 41
1889 47 0 47
1890 35 0 35
1891 29 0 29
1892 37 0 37
1893 35 0 35
1894 46 0 46
1895 31 0 31
1896 34 0 34
1897 37 0 37
1898 34 0 34
1899 53 0 53
1900 62 0 62
1901 42 0 42
1902 42 0 42
1903 41 0 41
1904 46 0 46
1905 40 0 40
1906 54 0 54
1907 54 0 54
1908 61 0 61
1909 68 0 68
1910 86 0 86
1911 85 0 85
1912 171 0 171
1913 197 0 197
1914 287 0 287
1915 335 0 335
1916 390 6 384
1917 388 0 388
1918 438 5 433
1919 425 11 414
1920 464 7 457
1921 438 0 438
1922 508 0 508
1923 429 0 429
1924 468 9 459
1925 501 8 493
1926 433 0 433
1927 449 9 440
1928 444 0 444
1929 461 0 461
1930 430 0 430
1931 425 0 425
1932 400 5 395
1933 407 0 407
1934 398 0 398
1935 352 0 352
1936 355 0 355
1937 418 0 418
1938 413 0 413
1939 361 0 361
1940 374 0 374
1941 412 0 412
1942 392 0 392
1943 405 0 405
1944 349 5 344
1945 318 0 318
1946 362 0 362
1947 426 0 426
1948 355 0 355
1949 349 0 349
1950 343 0 343
1951 363 0 363
1952 397 0 397
1953 389 0 389
1954 341 0 341
1955 371 0 371
1956 377 0 377
1957 389 0 389
1958 364 0 364
1959 376 0 376
1960 372 0 372
1961 356 0 356
1962 406 0 406
1963 339 0 339
1964 337 0 337
1965 285 0 285
1966 265 0 265
1967 252 0 252
1968 272 0 272
1969 254 0 254
1970 273 0 273
1971 185 0 185
1972 153 0 153
1973 149 0 149
1974 151 0 151
1975 137 0 137
1976 111 0 111
1977 115 0 115
1978 102 0 102
1979 102 0 102
1980 98 0 98
1981 97 0 97
1982 100 0 100
1983 68 0 68
1984 76 0 76
1985 79 0 79
1986 67 0 67
1987 54 0 54
1988 54 0 54
1989 50 0 50
1990 64 0 64
1991 57 0 57
1992 57 0 57
1993 55 0 55
1994 58 0 58
1995 53 0 53
1996 51 0 51
1997 62 0 62
1998 45 0 45
1999 41 0 41
2000 41 0 41
2001 40 0 40
2002 51 0 51
2003 43 0 43
2004 44 0 44
2005 43 0 43
2006 38 0 38
2007 63 0 63
2008 51 0 51
2009 43 0 43
2010 49 0 49
2011 44 0 44
2012 72 0 72
2013 75 0 75
2014 99 0 99
2015 80 0 80

Want to know about the popularity of the Boyd baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,778 babies born with the name Boyd in the United States. That's more than enough Boyds to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Boyd" was in 1922 with a total of 508 babies.

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Boyd" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 10 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of 433 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Boyd" mean? The list below shows the origins of Boyd as well as things modernly associated with the name Boyd such as celebrities named Boyd.

Origin and Meaning of Boyd

The name "Boyd" is of Irish origin, and it means "Blonde". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Boyd Gaines

Boyd Gaines is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Boyd was born in 1953 as Boyd Payne Gaines in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Boyd Kestner

Boyd was born in 1964 in Virginia.

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Boyd Devereaux

Boyd Devereaux is an ice hockey player. Boyd was born in 1978 in Seaforth, ON, CAN.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Boyd

Boyd Bushman
Boyd Gaming
Boyd Wheels
Boyd Holbrook
Boyd Rutherford
Boyd Crowder
Boyd School

Alternative Meanings

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

Your name in reverse order is "Dyob". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bydo". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Boyd born Aug 6, 1980

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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