Boyer Family History
Boyer Name Meaning
French: regional variant of Bouvier ‘herdsman’. This surname is also found in Haiti. Compare Bouyea and Boyea . Altered form of German Bayer or Beyer . German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hanover). English: variant of Bowyer . Danish: habitational name from a place so named. This surname is also found in Norway probably from the same source. Americanized form of Norwegian Bøye or Bøje (see Boye ).7: Swedish: probably of German origin (see above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press