What does Blaise mean?
Blaise [blaise] as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' 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.
Related boy name: Biagio.
Blaise has 1 feminine form: Blasia.Creative forms:
(male) Blaice, Blaide, ..
(female) Blaide, Blaisa, .. Middle name pairings:
Blaise Emilio (B.E.), ..
How popular is Blaise?
Blaise is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#15317 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Blaise for boys. Blaise was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #802 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is at #805 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Biagio, Blaize (#1882 from recent data) and Blaze (#706) are the prominent alternative forms of Blaise (#805 from recent data). Usage of these forms of Blaise was well-received among parents in 2015 (average #1348). Blaise has generally been preferred by parents, though Blaze is currently ranked higher.
Blaise▲ is pronounced similarly to Bliss. Other suggested similar names are Alaire, Alvise, Babsen (see Babson), Bail, Bailee, Bailer, Bailey▼, Bailie, Baily, Bain, Baird, Bairre, Baldie, Bale, Bane, Barde, Baris, Basile, Basset, Beale, Bealle, Beals, Beatie, Bevis, Beviss (see Bevis), Billie▼, Bjarne, Black, Blade, Blagden, Blain, Blaine, Blair▼, Blaire, Blake▲, Blanco, Blane, Blaney, Blayne, Blayr, Blayre, Bligh, Blithe, Blythe, Boas, Boase, Bodie▲, Bodine, Bogie, Boine, Boriss, Bowie, Bradie, Brae, Braiden, Braidie, Braidy, Brain, Braiser (see Brazier), Braizer, Bransen, Braser, Brice, Bryse, Case▲, Chanse, Chase▲, Claire, Clause, Janse, Jase, Moise, Slaide and Ulisse. These names tend to be more commonly used than Blaise.