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Meaning and Origin of: Baird

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old French : Bay horse
  • English : Reddish-brown hair

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish : occupational name from Gaelic bàrd ‘bard’, ‘poet’, ‘minstrel’, or of Gaelic Mac an Baird ‘son of the bard’.
  • This is the name of a PA (Pittsburgh) family which reached America from Scotland, via northern Ireland.