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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Blaz"er
One who spreads reports or blazes matters abroad.
noun Blaz"er
  1. Anything that blazes or glows, as with heat or flame.
  2. A light jacket, usually of wool or silk and of a bright color, for wear at tennis, cricket, or other sport.
  3. The dish used when cooking directly over the flame of a chafing-dish lamp, or the coals of a brasier.
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  1. Lightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school

From blaze +‎ -er. Originates from the 'blazing' scarlet jackets worn by members of Lady Margaret Boat Club, the rowing club associated with St. John's College, Cambridge.

  1. A semi-formal, casual jacket.
  2. A person or thing that blazes (marks or cuts a route).
  3. Anything that blazes or glows, as with heat or flame.
  4. The dish used when cooking directly over the flame of a chafing-dish lamp, or the coals of a brazier.
  5. (slang, US) One who smokes cannabis; a stoner.
  6. (archaic) One who spreads news, or blazes matters abroad.
  7. (slang, Britain) An older member of a sporting club, often with old-fashioned or conservative views.

blazer was also found in the following language(s): French, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Blazer

Chuck was given the name Charles Gordon Blazer on April 26th, 1945 in New York City, New York, U.S. Chuck is also known as Blazer and Charles.


Paul G. Blazer was a president, ceo of ashland inc., ashland inc., and ceo ofashland inc.His most notable accomplishments were from 1924 to 1957. Paul was given the name Paul Garrett Blazer on September 19th, 1890 in New Boston, Illinois. He left this life on December 9th, 1966.


Yitzchak was born in 1837. He died in 1907.


Phil Blazer is a football player for the Buffalo Bills. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1960. Phil was born on February 25th, 1936 in Homestead, Pennsylvania.


Craig Blazer is a soccer player for the Xavier University. Craig was born in Cincinnati.


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Popularity of Blazer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blazer U.S.
  White 92.47% 64.26%
  African American 3.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.91% 16.26%

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People with the last name Blazer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Blazer

  • How Popular is the name Blazer? Blazer is the 74,298th most popular name of all time. As a last name Blazer was the 11,368th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blazer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Blazer in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Blazer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Blazer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blazer is Friday, November 30th, 1928.
  • What year had the most people named Blazer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blazer was in 2006 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Blazer: Your name in reverse order is Rezalb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lebazr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blazer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,775 people with the last name Blazer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blazer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Blazer as their last name since less than 1 person in 106k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.