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The surname Boykin is a nickname type surname that came from a person who was timid or fearful. The name Boykin 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.

Boykin 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:

Boykin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anne Boykin, who arrived in Maryland in 1657 [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)

Boykin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert Boykin, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Mrs. James C. Boykin, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1916
  • James E. Boykin, aged 38, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Irby Boykin, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Thomas C Boykin, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boykin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boykin (post 1700)



  • Christopher "Big Black" Boykin (1972-2017), American entertainer and musician
  • Lieutenant General William G. Boykin, United States Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence
  • William Edward Boykin (1932-2015), American politician, Member of the New Mexico House of Representatives (2001-2007)
  • McKinley Boykin (b. 1983), American football defensive tackle
  • Deral Lamont Boykin (b. 1970), retired American football safety
  • Otis Frank Boykin (1920-1982), African-American inventor and engineer
  • Keith Boykin (b. 1965), American broadcaster, author and commentator
  • Mary Boykin (1823-1886), American author from South Carolina
  • Ronnie Boykin (1935-1980), American jazz bassist
  • Earl Antoine Boykin (b. 1976), American professional basketball player
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Boykin


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Suggested Readings for the name Boykin



  • Dr. John McCaa of Camden, South Carolina, 1793-1859, His Descendants (including the Boykin Family) by John McCaa.

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Boykin Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  11. ...

The Boykin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boykin 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.

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