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Boy Names Starting with Bl-

Bl- baby names and what they mean, with 22 results. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2012 (adoption of 0.38%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.28%, 25% less), with names such as Blair becoming somewhat dated. Blaze (#706), Blaise (#805) and Blake (#96) are three of the more fashionable boy names among these, while Blades (top 5%) and Blakey (6%) are conventional Bl- last names. Here is the list of Bl- names for girls.

Bl- names

Black - Blondell | Bly - Blythe

Black - Blondell

Source fr. Old English language. "Dark-skinned." Popular as last name, and Black (upper 1%) is comparable to popular -ack last names Plack (upper 33%), Boback (27%). See also Blase.

Blackburn, var. Blackburne, Blagburn
From Old English language. "Black brook." Blackburn, Blackburne and Blagburn are barely found as male names.

Stems fr. Old English language. "Black stone." Blackstone is uncommon as a boys' name.

From Old English element. "Black well." Blackwell is not a Top 2000 name.

Origin fr. Old English. "Knife, sword." Somewhat atypical as a baby name, Blade exists more conventionally as a last name.

Derivative of Old English element. "Dark valley." A rare birth name, Blagden is found more frequently as a last name.

Blain and variantsBlain, var. Blaine, Blane, Blaney, Blayne
Stems fr. Gaelic element. "Yellow." Usage of Blain and variants as baby names in 2015 was up 4.6% compared to a year ago.

Blair and variantsBlair, var. Blaire, Blayr, Blayre
Root fr. Scottish, Gaelic words. "Field, plain." Unconventional, with usage of 0.001% for Blair and variants as baby names in 2015, lower than 0.004% the previous year.

Blaise and variantsBlaise1, var. Blais, Blaisdell, Blaize1, Blase1, Blaze1, Blayze1
From French, Latin elements. "Lisp, stutter." Blaise and Blaze have risen in favor as boys' names since 1880-1889.

Blake and variantsBlake, var. Blakely1, Blakeman
From Old English. "Black; pale, white." Blake (upper 1%), Blakely (2%) and Blakeman (6%) are found regularly as surnames.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bl- names: Blade, Blain, Blaine, Blair, Blaise

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bl- names: Blaize, Blake, Blakely, Blane, Blayne

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bl- names: Blaze, Bliss

Blakely and variantsBlakely2, var. Blakelee, Blakeleigh, Blakeley, Blakelie
Root fr. Old English word. "Dark meadow; pale meadow." Blakelee, Blakeley, etc. are seldom found as male names.

Blakeney, var. Blakenie, Blakeny
From Old English language. "Dark island; white island." Unusual, with the unusual androgynous -ney ending for Blakeney, like Bradney.

Root fr. Spanish. "Fair, white." Blanco was not among 2015's Top names.

Source fr. Italian, Latin elements. "Amiable." Blandino is an unconventional masculine name, appearing commonly (top 23%) as a last name. See also Blandon.

Blanford, var. Blandford
Derivative of Old English language. "Gray man's ford." Uncommon, with the favored -ord suffix for Blanford, Blandford, like Bradford, Bedford.

Blanton, var. Blandon
Derived fr. Latin, French. "Mild, bland." Blanton and Blandon were not Top birth names in 2015.

Blaze2, var. Blaise2, Blaize2, Blase2, Blasien, Blayse, Blasius, Blayze2
Derivative of Latin. "Stutter." Blase and forms are at the top of their popularity today.

Bligh, var. Bly
Based on Old English element. "Bliss." Bligh and Bly are not often used as children's names.

Based on Old English language. "Intense happiness." Also a girls' name. Bliss is a scarce first name, existing frequently (top 2%) as a last name.

Derived fr. Latin language. "Caressing." Gender-neutral name. Not in Top 2000.