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What does Blanch mean?

Blanch Pronunciation of Blanch [blanch] as a girls' name has the meaning "white, pure". Blanch is an alternate form of Blanche (Old French, Old German): originally a transcription for a blonde.

Associated with: white, pure (virgin).


6 different relations via Blanche: Bellanca, Bianca, Blanca, Blanka, Blinny and Branca.

Creative forms:
(female) Banch, ..

(male) Blanchin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Blanch Alexa (B.A.), ..

How popular is Blanch?

Blanch is a very popular first name for females (#1523 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#17596 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Blanch entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #292 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Bianca (#379 last year), Blanca (#1783) and Blanche are the popular alternative forms of Blanch rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Blanch was widespread in the 1890s (usage of 0.35%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.05%, 86% less), with forms such as Blanche falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blanch, Bianca, Blanca, Blanche in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alanah, Banee, Barah, Beah, Belanna, Beonca, Biancha, Bianey, Bianka, Bich, Binah, Bionca, Blaine, Blair, Blaire, Blaise, Blaize, Blake, Blancha, Blanda, Blane, Blase, Blasia, Blasya (see Blasia), Blayne, Blayre, Blaze, Blimah, Blondy, Bracha, Brana, Brand, Branda, Brande, Brandi, Brandy, Brani, Branice, Branka, Brann, Bronach, Bulah, Byanca, Chanach, Elanah, Lilach, Patch and Peach. These names tend to be less frequently used than Blanch.

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