Blaise: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Blaise

Blaise

Pronunciation: BLAYZ (key)

Origin of the name Blaise:

Borrowed from the French, Blaise is of uncertain etymology. Some believe it is derived from the Latin Blaesus, which is from blaesus (deformed, stuttering). Var: Blaize, Blayze, Blaze.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Blas, Biagio

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Comments and insights on the name Blaise: | Edit

I absolutely love this name for a boy. It is a popular French boy's name. I always thought that the ONLY name suitable for a boy who happens to be born on the 4th of July in the US should be named Julian Blaise.

Personal experiences with the name Blaise: | Edit

I have a close cousin named Blaize and it's perfect on him! He does get teases 'being ablaze' and 'blazing up' but he doesn't care, he likes his name.

Nicknames for Blaise: | Edit

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Blazed
Blaziken
Blaiseor

Meanings and history of the name Blaise: | Edit

Origin: French
Meaning: Lisp, stutter
Alternate spellings:
Blaize
Blaze
Blayze

Famous real-life people named Blaise: | Edit

St. Blaise, Patron of those with illness in the throat, he is also the patron saint of wild animals because of his care for them.

Blaise Pascal was a brilliant 17th-century child prodigy, mathematician, scientist, and philosopher; he invented the calculating machine and hydraulic press

Blaise in song, story & screen: | Edit

Blaise Zabini is a character from Slytherin House in J.K. Rowling's popular Harry Potter books.

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