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The name Boyd is of Gaelic origin, and means blond.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Boyd has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Boyd
Use of the Name Boyd for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
24,808 6,777 294 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Boyd has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Boyd last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1982, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Boyd
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188044316  
188133224  
188231929  
188337321  
188436024  
188526340  
188626043  
188732526  
188828141  
188923747  
189029035  
189130929  
189230437  
189329235  
189425646  
189533031  
189632534  
189730037  
189832934  
189922853  
190026162  
190126642  
190229342  
190329441  
190427846  
190531640  
190626654  
190728654  
190827461  
190926968  
191026286  
191128685  
1912268171  
1913275198  
1914254286  
1915264335  
1916252385  
1917257388  
1918256433  
1919262414  
1920257456  
1921267441  
1922248509  
1923275425  
1924266459  
1925256490  
1926272433  
1927271441  
1928269446  
1929262454  
1930271434  
1931265422  
1932274396  
1933260408  
1934272396  
1935289350  
1936285357  
1937265417  
1938271412  
1939291359  
1940291373  
1941287408  
1942309392  
1943308404  
1944320349  
1945336315  
1946340355  
1947332427  
1948356355  
1949363343  
1950366342  
1951361362  
1952345397  
1953351392  
1954389339  
1955376368  
1956387376  
1957391389  
1958410363  
1959408376  
1960409373  
1961421354  
1962401407  
1963432340  
1964434337  
1965461285  
1966472264  
1967474253  
1968462272  
1969483251  
1970490273  
1971613185  
1972643152  
1973653149  
1974656150  
1975707137  
1976784111  
1977794115  
1978853101  
1979856102  
198090098  
198191296  
1982893100  
Totals:  24,808 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Boyd as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Boyd appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 103 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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