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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 22884 people with the Bird surname? In that year Bird was ranked number 146 for popularity in the UK.|
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"BIRD. William Bird was admitted burgess of Aberdeen, 1443 (NSCM., i, p. 7), James Burd in Dechmont, 1634 (RPC., 2. ser. v, p. 640), Thomas Burd appears in Shillrige, 1667 ( (Stirling), and John Burd in Aytoune, 1684 ( (Lauder). A popular name (Burd) in Edinburgh in seventeenth century (Edinb. Mart.). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Did you know that there are currently 27677 people with the Bird surname in the UK? Bird is now ranked number 179 for popularity in the UK.|
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|Did you know that there are currently 36459 people with the Bird surname in the USA? Bird is ranked number 145 for popularity in the USA.|
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|Larry Bird||Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is a retired American NBA basketball player.|
|John Bird||John Bird (born 22 November 1936) is an English satirist, actor and comedian.|
|Henry Bird||Henry Edward Bird (July 14, 1830 ? April 11, 1908) was an English chess player and chess writer.|
|Alfred Bird||Alfred Bird (1811 ? 15 December 1878) was a British food manufacturer and chemist.|
|Sue Bird||Suzanne Brigit Bird (born October 16, 1980) is a professional women's basketball player for the Seattle Storm.|
|Isabella Bird||Isabella Lucy Bird (October 15, 1831 ? October 7, 1904) was a nineteenth-century English traveller, writer, and a natural historian.|
|Regina Bird||Regina "Reggie" Bird was a contestant and eventual winner of "Big Brother 2003 Australia".|
|Bill Bird||William Augustus Bird (1888 ? 1963) was an American journalist, now remembered for his hobby, the Three Mountains Press, a small press he ran while in Paris in the 1920s for the Consolidated Press Association.|
|Brad Bird||Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 11, 1957) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American director, animator and screenwriter.|
|Sharon Bird||Sharon Leah Bird (born 15 November 1962) is an Australian politician.|
|Dickie Bird||Harold Dennis Bird, MBE, commonly known as "Dickie" Bird (born April 19, 1933 in Barnsley, Yorkshire) is a retired English international cricket umpire.|
|Andrew Bird||Andrew Bird (born July 11, 1973) is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.|
|Edward Bird||Edward Bird (1772?1819) was an English genre painter who spent most of his working life in Bristol.|
|Billie Bird||Billie Bird (February 28, 1908 ? November 27, 2002) was an American actress and comedienne.|
|Charlie Bird||Charles "Charlie" Bird (Irish language: "Searl?s ? H?in" - born 9 September 1949) is an Irish journalist and broadcaster.|
|Golding Bird||Golding Bird (December 9, 1814 in Norfolk, England ? October 27, 1854 in Tunbridge Wells) was a British medical doctor.|
|Greg Bird||Gregory Bird (born 10 February 1984 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer currently contracted to the Catalan Dragons of Super League.|
|Aaron Bird||Aaron Christopher Bird is an Australian cricketer who currently plays first-class cricket for the New South Wales Blues.|
|Albert Bird||Albert Bird (17 August 1867 ? 16 June 1927) was an English cricketer: a right-arm off-break bowler and lower-order right-handed batsman who played for Worcestershire for the first ten years of their existence as a first-class county.|
|Eugene K. Bird||Lieutenant Colonel Eugene K.|
|Ian Bird||Robert Ian Bird (born March 18, 1970 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a former field hockey defender from Canada.|
|Carmel Bird||Carmel Bird (born 30 August 1940 in Launceston, Tasmania) is an Australian novelist, short story writer and literary editor.|
|Richard Ely Bird||Richard Ely Bird (November 4, 1878 ? January 10, 1955) was a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 8th District of Kansas from 1921 to 1923.|
|Wallis Bird||Wallis Bird (born 29 January 1982 in Meath, Republic of Ireland) is an Irish musician.|
|Antonia Bird||Antonia Bird (born 1959 in London) is an English director.|
|Norman Bird||Norman Bird (30 October 1920 ? 22 April 2005) was one of Britain's foremost character actors.|
|George Bird||George Raymond Bird (June 23, 1850 ? November 9, 1940) was a Major League Baseball center fielder in the 19th century.|
|John Bird||John Bird (November 22, 1768 ? February 2, 1806) was a United States Representative from New York.|
|Dave Bird||David Alan "Dave" Bird (born 26 December 1984) is an English footballer, who plays in midfield for Cheltenham Town.|
|John Bird||John Charles Bird (born 9 June 1948 in Doncaster, England) is an English former footballer and manager.|
|Wallace Samuel Bird||Wallace Samuel Bird (December 7 1917 ? 2 October 1971) was a Canadian businessman and the 23rd Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick since Canadian Confederation.|
|Rodger Bird||Rodger Bird (born July 2, 1943 in Corbin, Kentucky) is a former professional American football player for the American Football League's Oakland Raiders.|
|Sam Bird||Samuel Bird (born 9 January 1987 in Roehampton) is a British racing driver.|
|Cory Bird||Cory James Bird (born August 10, 1978 in Atlantic City, New Jersey) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts from 2001?2004.|
|Beautifying Bird||Chief Beautifying Bird or Dressing Bird (Nay-naw-ong-gay-be, Na-naw-ong-ga-be or Ne-na-nang-eb ("Nenaa'angebi" in the Fiero orthography), meaning "[Bird that] Fixes-up Its Wing-feathers"), (1794-1855) was a principal chief of the Prairie Rice Lake Band of Lake Superior Chippewas, originally located near Rice Lake, Wisconsin.|
|Don Bird||Donald William Carlton Bird (January 5, 1908 ? 1987) was an English professional footballer who played at outside left.|
|John T. Bird||John Taylor Bird (August 16, 1829, Bloomsbury, New Jersey ? May 6, 1911, Trenton, New Jersey) was an American Democratic Party politician and businessman who represented New Jersey's 3rd congressional district from 1869 to 1873.|
|Jerry Bird||Jerry Lee Bird (born February 2, 1935 in Corbin, Kentucky) is a retired American basketball player.|
|Kevin Bird||Kevin Bird (born 7 August 1952 in Doncaster) is a former professional footballer who played as a defender who played for Mansfield Town and Huddersfield Town.|
|David Bird||David Bird (born 1946 in London) is the world's most prolific bridge writer, with 101 books to his name.|
|Tony Bird||Anthony "Tony" Bird (born 1 September 1974 in Cardiff) is a former Welsh professional footballer.|
|Ronnie Bird||Ronald Philip "Ronnie" Bird (27 December 1941 ? 20 March 2005) was an English professional footballer.|
|Linda J. Bird||Rear Admiral Linda J.|
|Di Bird||Di Bird is an Australian jazz vocalist, who performs with her band 'Red Hot and Blue'.|
|Andy Bird||Andy Bird is the Chairman of "Walt Disney International".|
|Bob Bird||Bob Bird (born August 1, 1951, in Evanston, Illinois) is a pro-life activist, high school teacher, and Alaskan Independence Party candidate for the United States Senate seat formerly occupied by Senator Ted Stevens.|
|Matthew Bird||Matthew Bird (born 31 October 1990 in Grimsby) is an English professional footballer who plays for Frickley Athletic on loan from Football League club Grimsby Town as a defender.|
|John Bird||John Bird (died 1558) was an English Carmelite monk and bishop.|
|William Bird||Sir William Bird (1560 or 1561 ? 1624) was a lawyer, Member of Parliament for Oxford University and Dean of the Court of Arches but who was accused in Parliament of taking improper fees.|
|Bolton Stafford Bird||Bolton Stafford Bird CMG (30 January 1840 ? 15 December 1924) was an English-born Australian Congregationalist clergyman, farmer and politician.|
|Marcus Bird||Marcus Bird (aka Cuss) is a Director, Photographer and Editor who works primarily within the music and film industries.|
|Michael Bird||Michael "Mike" Bird, born 7 November 1983 in Chester is an English former professional footballer who played at schoolboy level for Wales.|
|Maddison Bird||Maddison Bird (born April 19, 1994 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian pair skater.|
|Adrian Bird||Adrian Lee Bird (born 8 July 1969) is an English former professional footballer who played 27 games in the Football League for Birmingham City.|