Blair - boys name

Blair name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 48%

Blair name meaning:

The name Blair is of Scottish origin and has multiple meanings. One interpretation is that it comes from the Gaelic word "blàr," which means "field" or "plain." In this context, the name Blair could suggest a connection with nature and the outdoors, representing a free-spirited and adventurous individual. It also implies a sense of openness and simplicity.

Another possible meaning of the name Blair is derived from the English word "blær," which signifies "one who dwells by the plain or flatlands." This interpretation suggests a grounded and down-to-earth personality. Blair may be someone who values stability and practicality. Additionally, this meaning can also allude to a person who is humble and unpretentious.

Overall, the name Blair carries a sense of tranquility and a connection with the natural world. It can represent someone who appreciates simplicity and values a balanced and straightforward approach to life.

Origin: Celtic

Field or plain.


Unisex names

Related names

Blair , Blaire , Blayr, Blayre

Other boys names beginning with B


Overall UK ranking: 2493 out of 4789

8 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (70)

Historical popularity of Blair

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