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Origin Of The Surname Laird

Meaning Of The Surname Laird

The landlord

Interesting Facts About Laird

This surname would have derived from the Gaelic word ‘laverd’. This word would have been used to describe someone who was a land lord or land owner, and is seen as a status name. The modern form of the name, as the leader of a clan, would not have appeared until around the 15th Century.

Laird Statistics

Laird is the number 1599 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 6,425 share the surname Laird in the UK.

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