Meaning and Origin of: Baird

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.