Bayard is a masculine name of French origin that means "auburn-haired," making it the perfect option for your red-headed little one. It conjures images of a confident child with a full head of copper-colored hair. Bayard also boasts a chic quality due to the French influence and melodic sound. Famous namesakes include American activist Bayard Rustin and poet Bayard Taylor, giving the name an empathetic an admirable spirit.

Famous People Named Bayard

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  • Bayard Rustin
    Civil Rights Activist
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