Boykin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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 Ranking

In the United States, the name Boykin is the 1,724th most popular surname with an estimated 17,409 people with that name. [1]

United States Boykin migration to the United States +

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 [2]
Boykin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Robert Boykin, aged 26, who immigrated 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 immigrated 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.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Boykin (post 1700) +

  • Otis Frank Boykin (1920-1982), American inventor and engineer
  • 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
  • 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.)

Suggested Readings for the name Boykin +

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

  1. ^
  2. ^ 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) on Facebook
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate