Baird Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name from Gaelic bàrd ‘bard’, ‘poet’, ‘minstrel’, or of Gaelic Mac an Baird ‘son of the bard’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bard, Bird, Caird, Aird, Beaird, Laird, Blair, Ard, Bald, Gard

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Baird Family Origin

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Baird Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baird family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baird. The most common Baird occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Baird's were Farmers.

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Baird Historical Records

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Baird Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Baird life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Baird in 1941 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baird

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