Boyd Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the island of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, the Gaelic name of which is Bód (genitive Bóid).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Boyd Family Origin

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Boyd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Boyd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Boyd's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyd. A less common occupation for the Boyd family was Farming.

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Boyd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Boyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boyd in 1940 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyd

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