Blaise: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Blaise
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.
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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.
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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.
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Meaning: Lisp, stutter
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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
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Blaise Zambini is a character from Slytherin House in J.K. Rowling's popular Harry Potter books.