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This name, with variant spellings Byrd, Byrde and Bride, is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century "bridde" (Middle English "brid" or "bird"), meaning a bird, originally given as a nickname to one thought to bear a fancied resemblance to a bird, i.e., bright eyed or active, or perhaps to one with a beautiful singing voice. The surname was first recorded towards the end of the 12th Century (see below), and other early recordings include: Ralph le Brid(d), a witness in the 1235 Fine Court Rolls of Essex, and Richard Bird, a witness in the 1260 Assize Court Rolls of Cambridgeshire...

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Richard Byrd

Jonathan Byrd (Bird) abut 1750 VA 1826 IN


George William Byrd b. 1730 Virginia, USA d. 1825 North Carolina, USA


George William Byrd b. 1730 Virginia, USA and d. 1825 North Carolina

Makayla Byrd

Hello, I am Makayla Byrd from stover Missouri, I am looking to connect with some of my Byrd family, I don’t know much about my ancestors or anyone in my family really, but I’d love to find some of my Byrd family!


Looking for Byrd family history. I am from Southern California, but my connection to the Byrd family lineage comes through Shreveport, LA. I welcome any information...


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