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The surname Boychuk is a nickname type surname that came from a person who was timid or fearful. The name Boychuk is derived from the Slavic word bojazli, which means timid or fearful, or from the related word bojazn, which means fear or dread. This name is also of local origin and is the name of Bojko mountains, which are in Western Ukraine.

Boychuk Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boychuk Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alex Boychuk, who landed in Canada in 1897
  • Hilko Boychuk, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Ivan Boychuk, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Elko Boychuk, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Wasyl Boychuk, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1898

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boychuk (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boychuk (post 1700)



  • Riley Boychuk (b. 1991), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player from Abbotsford, British Columbia
  • Rick Boychuk (b. 1947), Canadian labour leader and former politician from Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Zachary Boychuk (b. 1989), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey centre from Airdrie, Alberta
  • John Paul Boychuk (b. 1984), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey defenceman from Edmonton, Alberta

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Boychuk Family Crest Products


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Boychuk Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Boychuk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boychuk Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 January 2015 at 14:47.

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