Gender: Male Pronunciation: LARE-d Meaning of Laird: "lord of the land" Origin of Laird: Scottish

Laird Origin and Meaning

The name Laird is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "lord of the land".

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.

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Mhill46 Says:


Too close to "lard".

MonikerWanderer Says:


Sounds like Lard.