Blanche

First Name
88k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Blanche mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Blanche

"Blanche" is a name of French origin, and it means "White". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Blanche

Blanche was born in 1849. They died in 1913.

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Blanche DuBois is a fictional character.

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Blanche Barrow is a criminal.

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Mirra was given the name Blanche Rachel Mirra Alfassa on February 21st, 1878 in Paris, France. She breathed her last breath on November 17th, 1973.

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Blanche of Castile was royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1223 to 1223. Blanche was born as the child of Alfonso VIII of Castile, Eleanor of England, and Queen of Castile on March 4th, 1188 in Palencia. She passed away on November 27th, 1252.

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Blanche Devereaux is an owner of the golden palace hotel, former assistant at an art museum in miami, florida, art museum, and miami.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Blanche

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Robert was born in 1962.

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Francis was born on July 20th, 1921. He died on July 6th, 1974.

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Bartolomé Blanche was a president. He was most active from 1932 to 1932. Bartolomé was born on June 6th, 1879 in La Serena, Chile. He left this life on June 10th, 1970.

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Roland was born on December 31st, 1943. He left this life on September 13th, 1999.

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Margot Blanche is a pop, r&b, and contemporary r&b musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Margot was given the name Margot Blanche Moussempes on August 29th, 1983. Margot is also known as Margot Blanche.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 427 427 0 #59 girl name
1881 456 456 0 #57 girl name
1882 547 547 0 #56 girl name
1883 610 610 0 #54 girl name
1884 711 711 0 #52 girl name
1885 710 710 0 #53 girl name
1886 787 787 0 #51 girl name
1887 768 763 5 #54 girl name
1888 942 942 0 #52 girl name
1889 978 972 6 #52 girl name
1890 953 953 0 #55 girl name
1891 924 917 7 #56 girl name
1892 1,094 1,094 0 #54 girl name
1893 1,075 1,075 0 #52 girl name
1894 1,097 1,091 6 #56 girl name
1895 1,156 1,156 0 #54 girl name
1896 1,150 1,150 0 #54 girl name
1897 1,092 1,092 0 #55 girl name
1898 1,276 1,269 7 #54 girl name
1899 1,071 1,063 8 #55 girl name
1900 1,332 1,332 0 #60 girl name
1901 1,025 1,025 0 #59 girl name
1902 1,166 1,159 7 #58 girl name
1903 1,174 1,174 0 #59 girl name
1904 1,142 1,142 0 #62 girl name
1905 1,190 1,190 0 #64 girl name
1906 1,181 1,173 8 #64 girl name
1907 1,156 1,156 0 #66 girl name
1908 1,171 1,162 9 #69 girl name
1909 1,222 1,217 5 #69 girl name
1910 1,297 1,288 9 #74 girl name
1911 1,367 1,361 6 #75 girl name
1912 1,769 1,761 8 #75 girl name
1913 1,856 1,856 0 #76 girl name
1914 2,164 2,164 0 #80 girl name
1915 2,599 2,590 9 #87 girl name
1916 2,714 2,714 0 #89 girl name
1917 2,842 2,836 6 #91 girl name
1918 2,751 2,739 12 #96 girl name
1919 2,675 2,668 7 #97 girl name
1920 2,696 2,688 8
1921 2,487 2,487 0
1922 2,331 2,322 9
1923 2,272 2,267 5
1924 2,040 2,034 6
1925 1,893 1,893 0
1926 1,662 1,657 5
1927 1,574 1,568 6
1928 1,434 1,428 6
1929 1,281 1,276 5
1930 1,102 1,093 9
1931 960 955 5
1932 950 950 0
1933 808 797 11
1934 728 722 6
1935 732 726 6
1936 644 644 0
1937 550 550 0
1938 545 539 6
1939 519 519 0
1940 458 458 0
1941 456 456 0
1942 483 483 0
1943 429 429 0
1944 368 368 0
1945 364 364 0
1946 358 353 5
1947 377 377 0
1948 350 350 0
1949 379 379 0
1950 307 307 0
1951 340 340 0
1952 308 308 0
1953 336 336 0
1954 284 284 0
1955 227 227 0
1956 248 248 0
1957 221 221 0
1958 195 195 0
1959 186 186 0
1960 165 165 0
1961 178 178 0
1962 157 157 0
1963 134 134 0
1964 131 131 0
1965 108 108 0
1966 93 93 0
1967 85 85 0
1968 78 78 0
1969 58 58 0
1970 49 49 0
1971 62 62 0
1972 46 46 0
1973 42 42 0
1974 35 35 0
1975 40 40 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 35 35 0
1979 30 30 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 29 29 0
1982 19 19 0
1983 26 26 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 23 23 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 19 19 0
1988 22 22 0
1989 27 27 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 21 21 0
1992 21 21 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 6 6 0
2007 6 6 0
2008 5 5 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 7 7 0
2012 9 9 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 6 6 0
2016 9 9 0
2017 8 8 0

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Popularity of Blanche as a first name

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Popularity of Blanche as a last name

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Common last names for Blanche

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Lewis
  • Baker
  • Clark
  • Young

Common first names for Blanche

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blanche U.S.
  White 52.98% 64.26%
  African American 31.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blanche

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

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Fun Facts about the name Blanche

  • What name lists does Blanche rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Blanche? Blanche is the 703rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Blanche was the 20,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blanche have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,583 babies born with the first name Blanche in the United States. That's more than enough people named Blanche to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Blanche? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 427 new born babies.
  • When was Blanche first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blanche is Tuesday, May 21st, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Blanche born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blanche was in 1917 with a total of 2,836 babies. That's a lot of babies named Blanche!
  • Random Blanche Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Blanche ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 38 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Blanche: Your name in reverse order is Ehcnalb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nbaelhc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blanche? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,325 people with the last name Blanche.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blanche? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Blanche as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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