Baird Family History

Meaning of surname: Baird

Baird is a common surname of primarily Scottish origins. An old legend says that the family obtained their lands in Scotland when one Baird rescued King William the Lion while he was being attacked by a wild boar. While the validity of that legend is unknown, the Baird family did obtain lands in Aberdeenshire. Today, many Bairds have migrated elsewhere and the family name can be found primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Ecuador.

We found 1,316,862 Genealogy and Family History Records for Baird in our Newspaper Archive.

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1,283,107 Digital Copies of Newspapers
12,650 Pictures of Obituaries
6,050 Government Documents
56 Historical Books
14,999 Social Security Death Records

Baird Surname

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