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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 have become much less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.18%, 53% LESS), with names such as Blair becoming somewhat dated. Blaise (#1006) and Blaze (#853) are two of the more fashionable boy names among these, while Blatt (TOP 6%) and Blaha (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. Blagburn, Blackburne
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 variants

Blain, var. Blayne, Blaney, Blane, Blaine
Stems fr. Gaelic element. "Yellow." Usage of Blain and variants as baby names in 2018 was down 41.3% compared to a decade ago.

Blair and variants

Blair, var. Blayre, Blayr, Blaire
Root fr. Scottish, Gaelic words. "Field, plain." Unconventional, with usage of 0.001% for Blair and variants as baby names in 2018, lower than 0.004% the previous year.

Blaise and variants

Blaise1, var. Blaze1, Blayze1, Blase1, Blaize1, Blais, Blaisdell
From French, Latin elements. "Lisp, stutter." Blaise and Blaze have risen in favor as boys' names since 1880-1889.

Blake and variants

Blake, var. Blakeman, Blakely1
From Old English. "Black; pale, white." Conventional, with usage of 0.136% for Blake, Blakely, etc. as birth names in 2018, but lower than 0.142% a year ago.

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 variants

Blakely2, var. Blakelie, Blakeley, Blakeleigh, Blakelee
Root fr. Old English word. "Dark meadow; pale meadow." Blakelee, Blakeley, etc. are seldom found as male names.

Blakeney, var. Blakeny, Blakenie
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 2018'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 2018.

Blaze2, var. Blayze2, Blayse, Blasius, Blasien, Blaize2, Blase2, Blaise2
Derivative of Latin. "Stutter." Blase and forms grew in popularity less than a decade ago and are less widespread 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.