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Gender: Male Meaning of Baird: "minstrel, poet" Origin of Baird: Scottish occupational name

Baird Origin and Meaning

The name Baird is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "minstrel, poet".

Meaning bard, this is an original choice with poetic and melodic undertones. Bard itself has also come into consideration, both names bringing to mind Shakespeare and other literary lights.

The Scottish surname Baird's most notable bearer was John Logie Baird, the Scottish engineer and inventor of the televisor, the world's first practical television system in 1926, and also the world's first fully electronic color TV tube two years later. Some might also remember puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird.

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Pop Culture References for the name Baird

Bayrd, Bar, Bay, Bayerd, Barde, Barr, Bard

Comments

MaryKathryn Says:

2017-02-19T19:37:29

I just met a Baird. I admit I thought he said Bear at first, but this name is definitely growing on me. Intriguing pronunciation.

Guest Says:

2014-06-21T16:26:36

I knew a Baird as a kid, I thought his name was Bear for the longest time