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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Blaz

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Notable Persons Named Blaz

Blaž "Baka" Slišković is a soccer player for the FK Velež Mostar, HNK Hajduk Split, Olympique de Marseille, Delfino Pescara 1936, RC Lens, FC Mulhouse, Stade Rennais F.C., NK Hrvatski Dragovoljac, HŠK Zrinjski Mostar, Yugoslavia national football team, Bosnia, and Herzegovina national football team. Blaž was born on May 30th, 1959 in Mostar.


Blaž Nikola Kraljević is a military person. His military service ended in 1992.


Blaž was born on January 17th, 1994 in Celje.


Blaž was born on October 5th, 1990 in Ptuj, Slovenia.


Blaž Vrhovec is a soccer player for the NK Celje, NK Svoboda, ND Slovan, NK Interblock, Slovenia national under-19 football team, and Slovenia national under-21 football team. Blaž was born on February 20th, 1992 in Ljubljana.


Blaz Mesicek is a basketball player for the Union Olimpija, → LTH Castings, and KK Olimpija in the Eurocup Basketball, ABA League, and Premier A Slovenian Basketball League. He has had major accomplishments since 2014. Blaz was born on June 12th, 1997 in Ljubljana.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Blaz

Vicente T. Blaz was a congressman. He was most active from 1985 to 1993. His military service ended in 1980. Vicente was born on February 14th, 1928 in Hagåtña, Guam. He breathed his last breath on January 8th, 2014.


Old was born on January 5th, 1887. He left this life on May 3rd, 1953.


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Popularity of Blaz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blaz U.S.
  White 66.02% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 22.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blaz

People with the last name Blaz are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Blaz

  • How Popular is the name Blaz? Blaz is the 83,697th most popular name of all time. As a last name Blaz was the 56,444th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blaz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Blaz in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Blaz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Blaz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blaz is Sunday, February 2nd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Blaz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blaz was in 2014 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Blaz: Your name in reverse order is Zalb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Albz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blaz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 362 people with the last name Blaz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blaz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Blaz as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k 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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