What does Blithe mean?
Blithe [blithe] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Blithe) is of Old English derivation, and Blithe means "blithe, cheerful, carefree". Blithe is a variant form, with the prefix Bli-, of Blythe (Old English): modern coinage.
Blithe has 1 masculine form: Blythe.Creative forms:
(female) Bithe, Blitheia, ..
(male) Blibie, Bliton, .. Middle name pairings:
Blithe Avalynn (B.A.), ..
How popular is Blithe?
Blithe is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#110523 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of the girl name Blithe and corresponding names. Blythe (#1499 via latest list) is the only prominent variation form of Blithe (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Blithe was more pronounced among parents in the year 2013 (#1331) and is almost as conventional today (#1499, ▼14.7%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Agathe, Alithea, Anthe, Aoibhe, Bailie, Bartha, Beate, Beige, Belita, Bente, Bertha▼, Berthe, Beth▼, Betha, Bethea, Bethel, Bette▼, Bettie▼, Bettye▼, Bich, Bilee, Birte, Birtha, Bit, Bithia, Bitta, Bitya, Blaine, Blaise, Blaize, Blake▲, Blanche▼, Blayne, Blayre, Blaze, Blimah, Blime, Blinny, Bliss, Blisse, Blysse, Brette, Briane, Brie, Briette, Brighe, Bright, Brilie (see Briley), Brione, Brisha, Brita, Brites, Britney▼, Britny, Britnye, Britta, Britte, Britten, Brittne, Britty, Brityn, Edithe, Edythe▼, Elshe, Faithe, Faythe, Grethe, Ianthe, Kaethe, Kathe, Leithe, Lethe, Marthe, Olathe and Ruthe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Blithe.See names in meaning and etymology.