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Meaning and name origin

Blaise \b-lai-se\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Blaise), is pronounced blayz. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Blaise is "lisp, stutter". From Latin Blasius, derived from "blaesus". The homonym Blaze means "fire". Saint Blasius (fourth century) is supposedly endowed with miraculous healing power, and is the patron of sufferers from sore throats. Blaise Pascal was a brilliant 17th-century child prodigy, mathematician, scientist, and philosopher; he invented the calculating machine and hydraulic press before he died at age 39. The name is popular in France.

Blaise has 6 variant forms: Blais, Blaisdell, Blaize, Blase, Blayze and Blaze.

For more information, see also the related boy name Biagio.

There is 1 feminine form of Blaise: Blasia.


Popularity

Blaise is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15917 out of 88799, Top 18%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Blaise for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Blaise name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Blaise and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Blaze (#775) and Blaise (#845). (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Blaze, Blaise in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Blaise is also pronounced similarly to Blayse and Bliss. Other suggested similar baby names are Blaine, Blaire and Blake. These names tend to be more commonly used than Blaise.

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