Irish variation of Baird, Scottish
"minstrel, poet"

Bard Origin and Meaning

The name Bard is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "minstrel, poet".

Great Irish middle name choice for Shakespeare lovers.

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Famous People Named Bard

  • The Bardnickname for William Shakespeare
  • Wilkie BardEnglish music,hall comedian
  • Bard Ylvisakerfrom Norway duo Ylvis

Bard in Pop Culture

  • Bardthe bowman and "dragon,slayer" in J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" trilogy