The name Baird is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "minstrel, poet". Baird and is often added to lists like Mystical Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Namberry Top 11-20 Makeover Game".
From the experts:
The Scottish surname Baird's most notable bearer was John Logie Baird, the Scottish engineer and inventor of the televisor, the world's first practical television system in 1926, and also the world's first fully electronic color TV tube two years later. Some might also remember puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird.