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Blair (girl)

What does Blair mean?

Blair Pronunciation of Blair as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Blair) is pronounced blare. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Blair is "plain, field". Place name. Also a transferred use of the Scottish surname. Actress Blair Brown.


ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, gaelic, surname, brown


VARIANTS Blaire, Blayre

(female) Beair, ..

(male) Blaba, ..

Blair Jayda (B.J.), ..

How popular is Blair?

Blair is a very popular first name for women (#1356 out of 4276, Top 32%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#380 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Blair was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #432 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Blaire (#845 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) is the only other popular related form of Blair (#432) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Blair is at its most widespread presently (ADOPTION OF 0.06%). Blair and Blaire are two of the more fashionable girl names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blair, Blaire in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adair, Alair, Altair, Badr, Blaine, Blaise, Blaize, Blake, Blane, Blase, Blasia, Blaze, Clair and Mair. These names tend to be less commonly used than Blair.

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