The name Laird is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "lord of the land". Laird and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Lights, Camera, Baby Name Game! Actress BNG, Part 2".
From the experts:
Laird is a Scottish title for the landed gentry -it ranks just below a Baron — with a pleasantly distinctive Scottish burr that must have appealed to Sharon Stone, who chose it for her son.
Laird Cregar was an early movie actor, known for playing creepy roles; Laird Hamilton is a famous American big-wave surfer.