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Blair meaning and name origin

Blair \b-lair\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Blair), is pronounced blare. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Blair is "field, plain". Scottish surname now used as a given name, in origin a local name from places named with Gaelic "blÓr". Used somewhat more for girls than for boys since the early 1980s.

Blair has 3 variant forms: Blaire, Blayr and Blayre.

Suggested similar baby names are Alair, Blain, Blais and Clair.

Popularity of Blair

Blair is a somewhat popular first name for males (#748 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#369 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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