What does Blair mean?
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.
(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)
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.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.