Blu

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318
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
143
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Blu

User Submitted Origins

English
27%
Indian (Sanskrit)
18%
Italian
9%
French
9%
Aboriginal
9%
Hebrew
9%
American
9%
Arabic
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Blu is of Unknown origin and means "Colourful and creative".
  • A user from Nigeria says the name Blu is of English origin and means "A conquer".
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Blu means "Gift of god" and is of Unknown origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. Abbreviation of blue.

blu was also found in the following language(s): Italian, Ladino, Lojban, Norwegian, Occitan, Tok Pisin, and Vietnamese

Notable Persons Named Blu

Blu Cantrell is a contemporary r&b and soul music musician. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Blu was given the name Tiffany Cobb on March 16th, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Blu is a hip hop music and alternative hip hop rapping and record producer. He was most active from 2003 to 2003. Blu was given the name Johnson Barnes on April 15th, 1983 in Los Angeles. Blu is also known as Barnes and Johnson (birth name).

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Blu Mankuma is an actor, singer, and songwriter. Their career lasted from 1979 to 1979. Blu was born on July 5th, 1948 in Seattle.

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Blu de Golyer is a film producer and screenwriter. Blu was born on July 9th, 1975.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Blu

Sky Blu is a rapper, singer, record producer, dj, and dancer. He was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Sky was given the name Skyler Austen Gordy on August 23rd, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Sky is also known as Sky Blu, SkysNuts, The Party President, and Sky.

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Blu is a hip hop music and alternative hip hop rapping and record producer. He was most active from 2003 to 2003. Blu was given the name Johnson Barnes on April 15th, 1983 in Los Angeles. Blu is also known as Barnes and Johnson (birth name).

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Susan Blu is a voice actress, director, and casting director. She has had major accomplishments since 1968. Susan was given the name Susan Maria Blupka on July 12th, 1948 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S. Susan is also known as Sue Blu and Susan Maria Blupka (birth name); Susan Blupla; Sue Blu.

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David Blu is a basketball player for the Maccabi Tel Aviv, Dynamo Saint Petersburg, Benetton Treviso, Le Mans Sarthe, Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna, and Fortitudo Pallacanestro Bologna. He was most prominent from 2002 to 2014. David was born on July 18th, 1980 in Los Angeles.

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Jonny Blu is a pop music, jazz, mandopop, and world music singing, songwriter, and record producer. He has been prominent since 2001. Jonny was given the name Jonathan Scott Blu Klamer .

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Sydney Blu is an electronic music, house, and techno disc jockey and record producer. She plays CDJ, Mixer, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Apple Logic Pro, Sampler, and Sampler (musical instrument). She has had major accomplishments since 2000. Sydney was given the name Joanne Judith-Mary Hill on November 22nd, 1977 in Thunder Bay. Sydney is also known as Sydney Blu, Blu, and Sydney.

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Popularity of Blu as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blu U.S.
  White 46.85% 64.26%
  African American 8.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 37.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blu

People with the last name Blu are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Blu

  • How Popular is the name Blu? Blu is the 21,102nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Blu was the 120,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 318 babies born with the first name Blu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Blu to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Blu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Blu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blu is Saturday, November 22nd, 1969.
  • What year had the most people named Blu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blu was in 2017 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Blu Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Blu is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Blu: Your name in reverse order is Ulb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Blu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blu? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 143 people with the last name Blu.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blu? Blu is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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