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.