Martin Bird

26 September 1878–
Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martin

When Martin Bird was born on 26 September 1878, in Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Edwards Bird, was 29 and his mother, Maria Emerson, was 28. He married Maud Mary Knock in 1901.

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Family Time Line

Martin Bird
1878–
Maud Mary Knock
1880–
Marriage: 1901

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1901
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 2
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1884
    Age 6
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1914
    Age 36
    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Kingbird
    Byrd
    Heaney
    Blackbird
    Burd
    Burt
    Hummingbird
    Heagney

    Sources (2)

    • Martin Bird in household of John Bird, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Martin Bird in household of John E Bird, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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