When Edmund Bird was born on 2 August 1847, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Bird, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Montgomery, was 35. He married Jane Day on 20 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 22 February 1934, in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States.
English and Scottish: nickname for a young or a small and slender person, from Middle English brid, bird, burd (Old English bird, brid, perhaps also byrd) ‘bird, young bird’, also ‘young man, young woman, child’.
Irish: Anglicized form of a number of Irish names erroneously thought to contain the element éan ‘bird’, in particular Ó hÉinigh (see Heagney ), Ó hÉanna (see Heaney ), Ó hÉanacháin (see Heneghan ), and Mac an Déaghanaigh (see McEneaney ).
Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘bird’, as for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Vogel , French Loiseau , Czech Ptáček (see Ptacek ) and Pták, Polish Ptak .
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