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Blaine (boy)

What does Blaine mean?

Blaine Pronunciation of Blaine as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Blaine) has its root in Gaelic, and Blaine means "yellow". Blaine is an alternate spelling of Blain (Gaelic).

ASSOCIATED WITH Bl-, gaelic, yellow (gold)


VARIANTS Blayne, Blane




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How popular is Blaine?

Blaine is a very popular first name for males (#559 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5231 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Blaine reached its apex position of #400 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #648 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Blain, Blane and Blayne (#1861 IN RECENT RANKINGS) are the prominent alternative forms of Blaine (#648). Usage of these relations of Blaine reached its most widespread in the year 2001 (MEDIAN #1235) and is somewhat less today (#1627, 41.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blaine, Blain, Blane, Blayne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blaine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Alain, Alaire, Alpine, Alwine, Bain, Bane, Bayne, Bjarne, Blade, Blair, Blaire, Blais, Blaise, Blaize, Blake, Blase, Blayre, Blayse, Blayze, Blaze, Bodine, Boine, Brain, Caine, Claire, Craine, Daine, Delaine, Dwaine, Elgine, Faine, Flainn (see Flann), Fraine, Gaine, Kaine, Kline, Laine, Paine, Raine, Shaine, Slaide, Swaine, Thaine, Twaine and Zaine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Blaine.

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