Gender: Unisex (Male and Female)
Usage: Blair, of Scottish-Gaelic origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a unisex (male and female) name.
People having the name Blair are in general originating from Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Meaning: Plain, Peat moss
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The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 6.
Qualities: Romantic, Nurturing
Ruling planet: Venus
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 388300 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.006% of the population. The name Blair has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Blair for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
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History and Origin
Blair is an English-language name of Scottish Gaelic origin. The surname is derived from any of the numerous places in Scotland named Blair. These place names are derived from the Scottish Gaelic blàr, meaning "plain" and "field". The given name Blair is derived from the surname. Blair is generally a masculine name in Scotland, although it is more popular in North America, where it is also a feminine name. A variant spelling of the given name is Blaire.
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.
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