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What does Blair mean?

Meaning of the name BlairBlaireBlaereBlareBlaerBlayreBlayr

[ 1 syll. blai(r), bl-a-ir ] The baby girl name Blair is also used as a boy name, though it is more frequently a girl name. It is pronounced as BLehR- †. Blair is of Scottish origin. It is used mainly in English and Scottish. It is derived from the word blàr which is of the meaning 'plain, field, battlefield'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. See Blair for more information.

Forms of Blair include the names Blaer, Blaere, Blare, and Blayr.

The spelling variants Blaire (English) and Blayre (English) are other forms of the name.

See also the related categories, plain (open), field (meadow), and geographic.

Blair is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also regarded as trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2010s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2016 with 0.031% of baby girls being named Blair. It was #521 in rank then. Among all girl names in its family, Blair was the most popular in 2016. Blair was thrice as popular as the next ranked name, Blaire, in that year. Although Blair is today more frequently used for baby girls, there was a period prior to 1980 when more boys were given the name. After 1981, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys. In 1995, 3 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Blair.

Baby names that sound like Blair include Blaire, Blare, Blayr, Blayre, Ballarie, Balere, Ballari, Valeria, Blaer, and Blaere.

† Pronunciation for Blair: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"


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