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

Boyko 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:

Boyko Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sala Boyko, aged 36, who landed in America from Kiew, in 1902
  • Leib Boyko, aged 35, who emigrated to America from Wilchanke, in 1903
  • Kaska Boyko, aged 16, who landed in America from Kagadiwm, Austria-Galizia, in 1909
  • Sergey Boyko, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Belitzk, Russia, in 1912
  • Jefim Boyko, aged 25, who settled in America from Basalia, Russia, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Boyko Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Kost Boyko, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Kyrylo Boyko, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Dmytro Boyko, who arrived in Quebec in 1897
  • Anton Boyko, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1898
  • Peter Boyko, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1898
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boyko (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boyko (post 1700)



  • Christopher Allan Boyko (b. 1954), American federal judge
  • Georgi Boyko (1933-2002), Ukrainian and Soviet petroleum geologist
  • Denys Oleksandrovych Boyko (b. 1988), Ukrainian professional football goalkeeper
  • Bohdan Fedorovych Boyko, candidate in 2004 Ukrainian presidential election

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Boyko Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Boyko Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boyko 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 20 May 2015 at 16:12.

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