Blaze - Meaning of Blaze
[ syll. bla-ze, bl-aze ] The baby boy name Blaze is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as BL-Z †. Blaze is largely used in the English and Latin languages, and its origin is Latin. Its meaning is derived literally from the word 'blaze'. The name is sometimes chosen for redheads, in reference to the English root word.
Blaze is an English and Latin variant of the name Blaise (English and French).
The name Blaze is used to a great extent; it has 26 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Balázs, Biaggio, Blaez, Blaeze, Blaise (used in French as well), Blaiz, Blase, Blayz, Blazen, Blazer, Blazey, and Blazie.
Foreign variants of Blaze include Balas (Hungarian), Balasz (Hungarian), Ballas (Hungarian), Biagio (Italian), Blaisot (French), Blaize (French), Blas (French and Spanish), Blasi (German), Blasius (German), Blayze (French), Blazej (Polish), Blazek (Polish), Braz (Portuguese), and Vlas (Russian).
Blaze is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.017% of baby boys being given the name Blaze. Its ranking then was #706. In 2018, its usage was 0.013% and its ranking #853, and it was the most frequently used among all boy names in its group. Blaze has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Blaze: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"