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What does Baz mean?

Baz Pronunciation of Baz [baz] as a name for boys. The name Baz means "fair-haired". Baz is a variant form of Barry (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: fair (white).


Baz has 1 variant: Bazz.

2 more related forms via Barry: Bari and Baris.

Creative forms:
(male) Baiz, Basz, ..

(female) Baca, ..

Middle name pairings:
Baz Jerome (B.J.), ..

How popular is Baz?

Baz is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#47575 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Barry (#1278 the previous year) is the only prominent varying form of Baz (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. This relation of Baz was favored by parents 65 years ago (adoption of 0.27%) and is now significantly less common (adoption 0.01%, 97%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Baz is pronounced similarly to Boas, Boase, Boaz and Buzz. Other recommended names are Ban, Bar, Bat, Bax, Bay, Caz, Gaz, Kaz, Paz and Taz. Like Baz, these names are not frequently used.

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