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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boyce

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Boyce

Boyce Watkins is an academic, finance expert, media commentator, and activist. Boyce was born on June 20th, 1971 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Boyce Dawkins McDaniel was a in the field of accelerator physics. Boyce was born on June 11th, 1917 in Brevard, North Carolina. He breathed his last breath on May 8th, 2002.

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Boyce Martin is a Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Chief Judge of theUnited States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and Judge of theUnited States Court of Appe. Boyce was born on October 23rd, 1935.

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Boyce was born on March 21st, 1928.

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Boyce Green is a football player for the Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, and Seattle Seahawks. His career lasted from 1983 to 1987. Boyce was born on June 24th, 1960 in Beaufort, South Carolina.

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Boyce Courtney Williams is a in the fields of professor and psychologist. Boyce was born in 1954.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Boyce

Cameron Boyce is an actor and dancer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Cameron was born on May 28th, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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The Lord Boyce is a military person. His military service ended in 2003.

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Christopher was born on February 16th, 1953. Christopher is also known as Anthony Edward Lester.

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Liam Boyce is a soccer player for the Ross County F.C., Cliftonville F.C., SV Werder Bremen II, Northern Ireland national under-19 football team, Northern Ireland national under-21 football team, and Northern Ireland national football team. Liam was born on April 8th, 1991 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Max Boyce is a folk music singing and comedian. He plays Acoustic guitar and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1971. Max was given the name Maxwell Boyce on September 27th, 1943.

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W. D. Boyce was a businessman. W. was given the name William Dickson Boyce on June 16th, 1858 in Plum, Pennsylvania. He passed away on June 11th, 1929.

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How popular is the baby name Boyce in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1893 8 0 8
1895 5 0 5
1896 8 0 8
1897 6 0 6
1898 9 0 9
1899 5 0 5
1900 18 0 18
1901 9 0 9
1903 5 0 5
1905 9 0 9
1906 7 0 7
1907 15 0 15
1908 11 0 11
1909 16 0 16
1910 14 0 14
1911 21 0 21
1912 27 0 27
1913 47 0 47
1914 54 0 54
1915 70 0 70
1916 71 0 71
1917 71 0 71
1918 73 0 73
1919 71 5 66
1920 74 5 69
1921 83 0 83
1922 103 0 103
1923 90 0 90
1924 99 0 99
1925 100 0 100
1926 99 0 99
1927 79 6 73
1928 99 6 93
1929 102 5 97
1930 87 0 87
1931 116 0 116
1932 115 5 110
1933 103 0 103
1934 122 0 122
1935 88 0 88
1936 92 0 92
1937 100 0 100
1938 126 5 121
1939 100 5 95
1940 102 0 102
1941 93 0 93
1942 93 5 88
1943 96 0 96
1944 85 0 85
1945 86 0 86
1946 88 0 88
1947 81 0 81
1948 91 6 85
1949 99 0 99
1950 69 0 69
1951 80 0 80
1952 69 0 69
1953 78 0 78
1954 77 5 72
1955 79 0 79
1956 82 0 82
1957 72 0 72
1958 49 0 49
1959 57 0 57
1960 63 0 63
1961 61 0 61
1962 56 0 56
1963 46 0 46
1964 46 0 46
1965 54 0 54
1966 43 0 43
1967 32 0 32
1968 41 0 41
1969 39 0 39
1970 27 0 27
1971 44 0 44
1972 25 0 25
1973 19 0 19
1974 24 0 24
1975 23 0 23
1976 26 0 26
1977 16 0 16
1978 19 0 19
1979 29 0 29
1980 25 0 25
1981 13 0 13
1982 18 0 18
1983 22 0 22
1984 15 0 15
1985 18 0 18
1986 10 0 10
1987 18 0 18
1988 15 0 15
1989 15 0 15
1990 7 0 7
1991 12 0 12
1992 16 0 16
1993 19 0 19
1994 12 0 12
1995 14 0 14
1996 16 0 16
1997 15 0 15
1998 17 0 17
1999 7 0 7
2000 15 0 15
2001 10 0 10
2002 12 0 12
2003 8 0 8
2005 7 0 7
2006 11 0 11
2007 14 0 14
2008 6 0 6
2009 9 0 9
2010 7 0 7
2011 11 0 11
2012 9 0 9
2013 14 0 14
2014 12 0 12
2015 10 0 10
2016 13 0 13
2017 18 0 18

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Popularity of Boyce as a first name

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Popularity of Boyce as a last name

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Common last names for Boyce

  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Allen
  • Turner
  • Collins

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boyce U.S.
  White 74.15% 64.26%
  African American 20.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boyce

People with the last name Boyce are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Boyce

  • How Popular is the name Boyce? Boyce is the 3,557th most popular name of all time. As a last name Boyce was the 1,337th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Boyce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,486 babies born with the first name Boyce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Boyce to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Boyce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Boyce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Boyce is Friday, February 14th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Boyce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Boyce was in 1934 with a total of 122 babies.
  • Random Boyce Factoid: According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Boyce is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1949.
  • Weird things about the name Boyce: Your name in reverse order is Ecyob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cyebo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boyce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 26,376 people with the last name Boyce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boyce? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Boyce as their last name.

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