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Laird Surname Origin

The same as Lord, from L, the, and ord Gaelic, supreme, high, eminence, highness; Lerad, Laird, from radh, Gaelic, saying, declaring, expressing, affirming an adage or proverb; giving or uttering law, from the verb abair. (See Lord.).

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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