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Boy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Boy family


The surname Boy was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Boy family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boy research.
Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1250 and 1300 are included under the topic Early Boy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Boy Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Bye, Buy, Boy, Bouie, Bluy, Buie, By, Biye, Bie and others.

Early Notables of the Boy family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Boy family to Ireland


Some of the Boy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 195 words (14 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Boy family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boy Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Tho Boy, who landed in Virginia in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Boy, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1651 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Boy, who arrived in America in 1652 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Boy, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in New England in 1652
  • Thomas Boy, who arrived in America in 1654-1679 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Boy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Boy, who settled in Virginia in 1700

Boy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ann Boy, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Augustan Boy, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Boy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Boy, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Stately" in 1851
  • Catherine Boy, aged 44, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Douglas" in 1873

Contemporary Notables of the name Boy (post 1700)


  • Charles Boy, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 10th District, 1891-94 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louis François Boy, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Louis Boy. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Billy Boy Miskimmin, English harmonica, percussionist, member of the Yardbirds (2003-2008)
  • Boy Roald Rist (1912-1972), Norwegian officer, and resistance fighter World War II
  • Boy Gobert (1925-1986), German film and television actor
  • Boy Waterman (b. 1984), Dutch football goalkeeper

Historic Events for the Boy family



HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Gerald W J Boy, British Boy, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Louis Boy. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  4. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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