The Boyd Clan is a Scottish clan with origins in the lands of Boyd in Ayrshire. The clan played significant roles in Scottish history, particularly during the medieval and Renaissance periods. The Boyds held positions of influence and power, serving as advisors to the Scottish kings. They were associated with various castles, including Dean Castle and Kilmarnock Castle. Today, the Boyd Clan’s descendants continue to honor their heritage, and the name is connected to the ancestral lands of Boyd.