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What does Blithe mean?

Blithe Pronunciation of Blithe [blithe] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Blithe) is of Old English derivation, and the name Blithe means "blithe, cheerful, carefree". Blithe is a variant form of Blythe (Old English): modern coinage.

Associated with: old english, cheerful (happy).


1 alternative form via Blythe: Bligh.

Creative forms:
(male) Bogthe, Bolthe, ..

(female) Bliche, ..

Middle name pairings:
Blithe Bernard (B.B.), ..

How popular is Blithe?

Blithe is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#110523 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Blithe has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bailee, Bailie, Bairre, Barth, Bartho, Bartle, Beatie, Beirne, Bertie, Bertle, Bethel, Bille, Binh, Birtle, Blade, Blaine, Blaire, Blaise, Blaize, Blake, Blane, Blase, Blayne, Blayre, Blayse, Blayze, Blaze, Bliss, Boine, Boote, Booth, Boothe, Both, Brette, Brice, Bridge, Brilie (see Briley), Brit, Briton, Britt, Britte (see Brett), Mathe, Miche, Rothe, Smythe and Tighe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Blithe.

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