Gaelic, Scottish
Son of the yellow haired
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Boyd is of Scottish origin and is a locational name. It is derived from the full name “MacGiolla Buidhe” which means 'the son of the yellow haired person'. The name Buidhe means “son of” in the old dialect.

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Famous Boyds

Boyd Bartley - baseball player
Boyd Brown - football player
Boyd Gaines - actor
Boyd Gordon - hockey player
Boyd Perry - baseball player
Boyd Rice - writer

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