Origin of the name Blair
Blair, of Scottish Gaelic origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) and a girl (female) name.
People having the name Blair are in general originating from Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Name meaning of Blair
- Peat moss
- Name Number: 6
- Interpretation: Home, Family, Love, Balance, Harmony, Help, Warmth, Social justice
History and Related Information
Scottish: transferred use of the surname, a local name from various places named with Gaelic blàr plain, field. In North America, it is now widely used as a female given name.
Popularity of the given name
The name Blair is ranked on the 1,249ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 181200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.006% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Blair has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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