First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Baird

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Baird is of Gaelic origin and means "Poets. Plural of 'bard', which is Gaelic for 'poet'".
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  1. genitive singular of bàrd
  2. plural of bàrd

Notable Persons Named Baird

Notable Persons Named Baird

Baird T Spalding

Baird T Spalding was a writer. Baird was born on October 3rd, 1872 in Cohocton, New York, United States. He breathed his last breath on March 18th, 1953.

Baird Bryant

Baird was born on December 12th, 1927 in Columbus, Indiana. He left this life on November 13th, 2008.

Baird Tipson


Notable Persons With the Last Name Baird

Notable Persons With the Last Name Baird

John Logie Baird

John Logie Baird was an inventor and businessman. John was born as the child of West Kirk on August 14th, 1888 in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. He passed away on June 14th, 1946.

Diora Baird

Diora Baird is a model. Diora was born on April 6th, 1983 in Miami, Florida, United States.

Mike Baird

Mike Baird is an investment banking and politician. He was most active from 2014 to 2014. Mike was born on April 1st, 1968 in Melbourne. Mike is also known as Baird and Michael Bruce.

Jenni Baird

Jenni Baird is an actress. She has been prominent since 1999. Jenni was born in 1976 in Sydney.

Chris Baird

Chris Baird is a soccer player for the Fulham F.C., Derby County F.C., Ballymena United F.C., Southampton F.C., Walsall F.C., Watford F.C., Reading F.C., Burnley F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Northern Ireland national under-21 football team, and Northern Ireland national football team. Chris was born on February 25th, 1982 in Ballymoney.

Zoë Baird

Zoë Baird is an office holder. Zoë was born on June 20th, 1952 in Brooklyn.

  • Julia Baird
  • John Baird
    For Nepean—Carleton
  • Sharon Baird
  • Zach Baird
  • Vera Baird
    For Northumbria
  • Brian Baird
  • Bt Sir David Baird
  • Harry Baird
  • Spencer Fullerton Baird
  • Bill Baird
    Reproductive Rights Advocate
  • Craig Baird
    Racing Driver
  • Leah Baird
  • Absalom Baird
  • Dorothy Vernon

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Baird U.S.
  White 91.44% 64.26%
  African American 3.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Baird

People with the last name Baird are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Baird

  • How Popular is the name Baird? Baird is the 17,958th most popular name of all time. As a last name Baird was the 1,010th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Baird have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 446 babies born with the first name Baird in the United States. That's more than enough people named Baird to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Baird? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Baird first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Baird is Sunday, August 10th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Baird born? The highest recorded use of the first name Baird was in 1957 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Baird: The name spelled backwards is Driab. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ardbi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Baird? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 34,721 people with the last name Baird.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Baird? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Baird as their last name.
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