When Johann Boyer was born on 25 July 1903, in Haugsdorf, Hollabrunn, Lower Austria, Austria, his father, Ferdinand Boyer, was 44 and his mother, Johanna Schieh, was 33. He died on 20 December 1944, in Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine, Soviet Union, at the age of 41.
French: regional variant of Bouvier ‘herdsman’. This surname is also found in Haiti. Compare Bouyea and Boyea .
Altered form of German Bayer or Beyer .
German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hanover).