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What does Bliss mean?

Bliss Pronunciation of Bliss [bliss] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Bliss) is pronounced blyss. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bliss is "joy, cheer, intense happiness". Bliss and its variants date from medieval times.

Associated with: old english, medieval.


Bliss has 3 variants: Blisse, Blyss and Blysse.

Affiliated girl name: Alegra.

1 masculine form: Bligh.

Creative forms:
(female) Baiss, Blis, ..

(male) Blico, Blist, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bliss Amethyst (B.A.), ..

How popular is Bliss?

Bliss is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2324 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bliss has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Bliss is pronounced similarly to Blaise, Blaize, Blase and Blaze. Other recommended names are Alliss, Alyss, Arliss, Belisse, Bess, Blime, Brisa, Brissa, Eriss, Feliss, Floss and Uniss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bliss.

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