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Gender: Male Meaning of Boyd: "blond" Origin of Boyd: Scottish

The name Boyd is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "blond". Boyd and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Blond and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

Has a bit of a hayseed image, and that oy sound is tough to work with.

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Famous People Named Boyd

(Robert) Boyd Holbrook, American actor and model
Boyd Payne Gaines, American actor
Boyd Efram Jones, American NFL player
Boyd Blake Rice aka NON, American experimental musician
Boyd Kenneth Packer, American Mormon leader
Boyd Calvin Tinsley, American violinist and member of Dave Matthew's Band
Boyd Tyrone "Ty" Herndon, American country music singer
Dwight Devon Boyd Gayle, English professional footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Boyd

Boyd Crowder, character on TV's "Justified"
Boyd Baxter, little boy character on TV's "Last Man Standing"
Woody Boyd, character on TV's "Cheers" played by Woody Harrelson
Boyd Bloodworth, character in the movie "Bloodworth"
Boyd Hoyland, character in Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Boyd Langton, character on TV's "Dollhouse"
Vernon Boyd, character on MTV's "Teen Wolf"
Boyd Wainwright, character in "The Sims 3" computer game
Boyds Bears, line of collectible resin and stuffed teddy bears
Boyd Kadin Beaulieu, character in the "Evenfall" series


MaryKathryn Says:


This name is really growing on me. It's straight to the point and it has some "southern twang" to it!

RoddyThlayli Says:


I really want to like this, but I just don't.