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What does Baird mean?

Baird Pronunciation of Baird [baird] as a boys' name is of Gaelic, Scottish and Irish origin, and the meaning of Baird is "poet, one who sings ballads". From the English word "Bard". An occupational name.

Associated with: gaelic, scottish, occupational.


Baird has 6 variants: Bar, Bard, Barde, Barr, Bayerd and Bayrd.

3 more relations via Bard: Barden, Bardo and Bardon.

Creative forms:
(male) Barird, Barrd, ..

(female) Baien, Baira, ..

Middle name pairings:
Baird Deion (B.D.), ..

How popular is Baird?

Baird is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#935 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Baird has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baird name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Baird outside U.S.

Similar Names

Baird is pronounced similarly to Bayard, Bird and Byrd. Other recommended names are Baiardo, Bail, Baily, Bain, Bairre, Bald, Bari, Barra, Barrt, Barry, Bart, Bid, Birk, Blair, Blaire, Boid, Caerd, Caird, Card, Dard, Gard, Kaird, Laird and Ward. These names tend to be more frequently used than Baird.

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