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Bayard Name Meaning

nickname for a reckless person, from Middle English, Old French baiard, baiart ‘foolhardy’ (the name—a derivative of baie ‘reddish brown’—of the magnificent but reckless horse given to Renaud by Charlemagne, according to medieval romances). metonymic occupational name for a carrier, from Middle English, Old French baiard, baiart ‘hand barrow’, ‘open cart’.

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


Similar surnames: Hazard, Yard, Bard, Byard, Bankard, Beard, Board, Fayard, Baynard

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Bayard Family Origin

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Bayard Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bayard family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bayard. The most common Bayard occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Bayard's were Laborers.

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