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  • 1st wife of Thomas Bird (c.1591 - d.)
    1st wife of Thomas Bird.GENERATION 1 Thomas Bird was born about 1595 probably in Essex county, England. He married an unknown wife and had four children:# Hannah m. Edmund SCOTT# Mary m. John NORTH# Jo...
  • Abiel Bird (bef.1673 - 1757)
    Abiel Bird==* Christing: 27 Apr 167 in DORCHESTER, SUFFOLK, MASSACHUSETTS, USA John Bird in entry for Abiell Bird, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 - Name: Abiell Bird, Gender: Male, C...
  • Abner James Bird, I (aft.1735 - bef.1775)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jan 20 2017, 16:51:17 UTC * Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : May 2 2017, 15:13:59 UTC
  • Abner Bird, II (1770 - 1798)
    Mr. and Mrs. Abner Bird, Sr resided in Virginia. Their only son, Abner Bird, Jr. married his cousin, Jane JAMESON, the daughter of Thomas and Hannah (Taggart) JAMESON on 7 March 1791 in Franklin County...
  • Abraham Bird (1771 - 1828)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Nov 5 2015, 4:32:16 UTC

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