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Laird Surname History
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- Laird last name meaning & etymology
- Laird spelling & pronunciation
Laird Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Laird can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Laird may be in dispute as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Laird Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Laird come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Laird originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Laird Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Laird family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Laird were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Laird. Names like Laird vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years.
Last names similar to LairdLaird-anders, Laird brandtner, Laird Browne, Lairdcharlton, Laird-Craig, Lairdd, Lairddavid, Lairddee, Lairde, Lairdearnest, Lair de la motte, Lair-de-la motte, Lairderic, Lair-desvallée, Lairdgregory, Laird-harris, Lairdhart, Lairdieson, Lairdison, Lairdjohn
Laird Family Tree
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- Amanda Laird 1853 - ?
- Amanda Allen May "Mandy" Laird 1853 - ?
- Marian LAIRD
- Elizabeth Laird 1802 - 1865
- William Laird Ruthven, V 1360 - 1427
- Duncan of Atholl 5th Laird 1300 - ?
- Andrew De Atholl - 4th Laird 1270 - ?
- Ewen of Atholl - 2nd Laird 1225 - ?
- Letitia Laird
- James Laird 1746 - 1780