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Blair (girl)

What does Blair mean?

Blair Pronunciation of Blair [blair] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Blair) is pronounced blare. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Blair is "plain, field". Place name. Also a transferred use of the Scottish surname. Actress Blair Brown.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, surname, brown.


Blair has 2 variants: Blaire and Blayre.

Creative forms:
(female) Beair, Blara, ..

(male) Blaba, Blati, ..

Middle name pairings:
Blair Coraline (B.C.), ..

How popular is Blair?

Blair is a very popular first name for women (#1356 out of 4276, Top 32%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#380 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Blair was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #483 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #605 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blair name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blair outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Blaire (#1164 from current records) is the only other popular related form of Blair (#605 from current records) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Blair is at its most widespread presently (adoption of 0.03%). Blair is the most fashionable girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blair, Blaire in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blair and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adair, Alair, Altair, Badr, Blaine, Blaise, Blaize, Blake, Blane, Blase, Blasia, Blaze, Clair and Mair. These names tend to be less commonly used than Blair.

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