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"BAIRNSFATHER, BATRNFATHER. Probably from Old Norse personal name Biamvardr (from Biamhardr. The final -r is silent). The genitive -s was probably introduced through popular etymology. Goods were stolen from John and Adam Barnisfader in Kelshop in 1502 (Trials, i, p. 30), John Bamisfadir in record in Haddington in 1506 (RSS., i, 1288), and Robert Bairnsfather witnessed an instrument of sasine in 1525 (Home, 35). Sir James Baimisfather, a Pope's knight, prebendary of St. Giles, Edinburgh, in 1542 (Egidii, p. 254), is mentioned again in 1553 as Sir James Bairn isfiider, 'prebendar of Sanct Salvators alter' (EBR., p. 271). Adam Baimsfather was resident in the parish of Chindilkirk ( (Channelkirk) in 1563 (Louder), Robert Bairinfader is mentioned in Over Stitchill in 1590 (RFC., rv, p. 489), and William Baimsfather is recorded in M'Kestoun in 1687 (Peebles CR.). Bairnesfather 1688. 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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