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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boyar

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
A member of a Russian aristocratic order abolished by Peter the Great. Also, one of a privileged class in Roumania.

Note: ☞ English writers sometimes call Russian landed proprietors boyars.

Etymology: Russ. boiárin'

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boyar

Lombardo Boyar is a stand-up comedian, actor, and voice artist. He has been prominent since 1996. Lombardo was born on December 1st, 1973 in El Paso, Texas.


Monica was born on December 20th, 1920 in Mao (city).


Sully was born on December 14th, 1924 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, U.S. He died on March 23rd, 2001.


Burt Boyar is an author, biographer, columnist, and actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1939. Burt was given the name Burton Anselm Boyar on November 30th, 1927 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Robert M. Boyar was a physician, endocrinologist, and endocrinology. Robert was born on March 10th, 1937 in New York. He died on November 27th, 1978.


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Popularity of Boyar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boyar U.S.
  White 86.99% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boyar

People with the last name Boyar are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boyar

  • How Popular is the name Boyar? As a last name Boyar was the 52,851st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Boyar? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Boyar was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Boyar: Your name in reverse order is Rayob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oryba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boyar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 392 people with the last name Boyar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boyar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boyar as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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