Byrd Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bird.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Burd, Bird, Tyre, Byus, Hird, Gard, Eyre, Lynd, Bury, Byrn

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Byrd Family Origin

Where is the Byrd family from?

SHOW MORE

Byrd Family Occupations

What did your Byrd ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Byrd ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Retired Farmer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Byrd family was Carpenter. Farmer, Labourer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byrd. The most common Byrd occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Byrd's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Byrd | Data not to scale

Byrd Historical Records

What Byrd family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Byrd ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Byrd

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Byrd Life Expectancy

What is the average Byrd lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byrd ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Byrd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Byrd in 1940 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byrd

Famous Byrd Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name