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

The name Bard is a boy's name of Irish origin. Bard and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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Great middle name choice for Shakespeare lovers.

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NaomiNY Says:


This is also the name of a character from the anime "Kuroshitsuji" (Black Butler).