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Blair (girl)

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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.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, surname, brown.


Blair has 2 variants: Blaire and Blayre.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Beair, Blairra, ..

(male) Blaba, Blati, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name statistics of Blair for girls. Blair was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #483 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #650 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Blaire (#1237 from current records) is the only other popular related form of Blair (#650 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.