Blaise

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Blaise mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Blaise

"Blaise" is a name of French origin, and it means "Limping". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Borrowed from Old French Blaise in the Middle Ages and revived partly due to the modern French equivalent, from Latin Blasius.

  1. A male given name.

Blaise was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Blaise

Blaise Pascal was a philosopher. Blaise was born on June 19th, 1623 in Clermont-Ferrand. He passed away on August 19th, 1662.

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Blaise Matuidi is a soccer player for the Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Clairefontaine (football), Troyes AC, AS Saint-Étienne, France national under-19 football team, France national under-21 football team, and France national football team. Blaise was born on April 9th, 1987 in Toulouse, France.

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Blaise Compaoré is a President of Burkina Faso and List of heads of state of Burkina Faso. Blaise was born on February 3rd, 1951 in Ziniaré.

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Blaise Cendrars was a novelist and poet. Blaise was born on September 1st, 1887 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. He left this life on January 21st, 1961.

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Blaise Alexander is a nascar driver.

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Blaise Agüera y Arcas is a software architect and designer. Blaise was born on August 28th, 1975 in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Blaise

Saint Blaise was a saint. He holds the title Hieromartyr and Holy Helper. Saint was born in Sebastea, historical Armenia. He passed away in 316.

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Clark Blaise is a writer.

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Tara Blaise is a musician. She was most prominent from 1990 to present. Tara was given the name Tara Egan-Langley on March 1st, 1975.

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Pierre Blaise was an actor. His career lasted from 1974 to 1975. Pierre was given the name Pierre-Marc Blaise on June 11th, 1955 in Moissac. He breathed his last breath on August 31st, 1975.

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Jean was born in 1951 in Algiers.

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Kerlin Blaise is a football player. He was most prominent from 1999 to 2003. Kerlin was born on December 25th, 1974 in Orlando, Florida.

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How popular is the baby name Blaise in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 0 5
1915 8 0 8
1916 8 0 8
1917 11 0 11
1918 5 0 5
1919 6 0 6
1921 5 0 5
1923 9 0 9
1924 6 0 6
1925 9 0 9
1926 8 0 8
1927 11 0 11
1928 12 0 12
1930 6 0 6
1931 6 0 6
1932 9 0 9
1933 7 0 7
1934 7 0 7
1935 10 0 10
1936 10 0 10
1937 13 0 13
1938 14 0 14
1940 14 0 14
1941 14 0 14
1942 9 0 9
1943 15 0 15
1944 12 0 12
1945 9 0 9
1946 17 0 17
1947 25 0 25
1948 29 0 29
1949 16 0 16
1950 26 0 26
1951 26 0 26
1952 28 0 28
1953 53 0 53
1954 42 0 42
1955 39 0 39
1956 53 0 53
1957 37 0 37
1958 36 0 36
1959 59 0 59
1960 58 0 58
1961 59 0 59
1962 60 0 60
1963 51 0 51
1964 50 0 50
1965 48 0 48
1966 30 0 30
1967 31 0 31
1968 20 0 20
1969 29 0 29
1970 29 0 29
1971 29 0 29
1972 18 0 18
1973 28 0 28
1974 24 0 24
1975 26 0 26
1976 27 0 27
1977 29 0 29
1978 34 0 34
1979 37 0 37
1980 32 0 32
1981 34 5 29
1982 52 7 45
1983 44 5 39
1984 44 5 39
1985 63 0 63
1986 58 6 52
1987 55 0 55
1988 102 16 86
1989 109 12 97
1990 112 16 96
1991 103 13 90
1992 99 14 85
1993 129 12 117
1994 141 18 123
1995 128 18 110
1996 150 22 128
1997 150 14 136
1998 180 20 160
1999 188 19 169
2000 186 26 160
2001 235 27 208
2002 232 18 214
2003 225 9 216
2004 218 22 196
2005 183 11 172
2006 202 14 188
2007 208 11 197
2008 193 9 184
2009 215 9 206
2010 228 18 210
2011 223 10 213
2012 248 23 225
2013 245 15 230
2014 293 31 262
2015 307 24 283
2016 262 24 238
2017 265 31 234

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Popularity of Blaise as a first name

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Popularity of Blaise as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blaise U.S.
  White 43.66% 64.26%
  African American 50.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blaise

People with the last name Blaise are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Blaise

  • What name lists does Blaise rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Blaise? Blaise is the 2,941st most popular name of all time. As a last name Blaise was the 12,812th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blaise have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,602 babies born with the first name Blaise in the United States. That's more than enough people named Blaise to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Blaise? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Blaise first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blaise is Tuesday, February 3rd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Blaise born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blaise was in 2015 with a total of 283 babies.
  • Random Blaise Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Blaise is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Blaise: Your name in reverse order is Esialb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Blasie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blaise? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,407 people with the last name Blaise.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blaise? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Blaise as their last name since less than 1 person in 122k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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