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  • Abiel Bird (bef.1673 - 1757)
  • Abraham Bird (1771 - 1828)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Nov 5 2015, 4:32:16 UTC
  • Abraham Bird (1789 - 1862)
    Updated from WikiTree Genealogy via father Andrew Byrd by SmartCopy : Nov 2 2015, 22:59:10 UTC * Military service : 1st Lieutenant in the Company of Cavalery commanded by Captain William Mchon of the 3...
  • Agnes Bird (c.1410 - d.)
  • Agnes Le Bird (aft.1240 - d.)
    Generation No. 8 8. HUGH*8 LE BIRD (DAVID*7, RICHARD*6, HUGH*5, CHARLTON HUGO*4, HUGO*3, HUGO*2, CARLTON HUGO*1) was born 1240 in England. He married AGNES DE BIKERTON Bet. 1265 - 1270 in England...

About the Bird surname

The surname Bird is English. It derives from the pre 7th century word bridde, meaning a bird, or nestling, and as a surname was originally given as a nickname to one thought to bear a fancied resemblance to a bird. This may have been from bright dress, or bright eyed and active, or perhaps to some one with a beautiful singing voice. It may also be derived from the Old English burde, meaning maiden or girl and used as a derisory nickname. The surname was first recorded towards the end of the 12th century.

Variations: Byrd, Byrde, Bride

Jewish- translation of various Ashkenazic surnames meaning bird, such as Vogel