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Origins of the Aird surname

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About the Airds

We have a total number of 14501 records for people with the last name Aird.

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Where do most Airds live?

In 1921, most Airds lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Airds

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 11,200 records for the Aird surname. The oldest one dates back to 1688.

Who were Airds most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Airds.

What are the most common Aird first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Margaret
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Aird family members

Common jobs for Airds

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Airds in 1921


Domestic Servant




Cotton Weaver


House Keeper


Common Male occupations for Airds in 1921
Coal Miner








Cotton Weaver


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