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Gender: M Meaning of Blaise: "to lisp, stammer" Origin of Blaise: French Blaise's Popularity in 2015: #805

As modern as it sounds, Blaise is an ancient Christian martyr name. In Arthurian legend, Blaise is the name of Merlin the Magician's secretary. Its relation to the word and name Blaze gives it a fiery feel. Amanda Beard named her baby boy Blaise Ray.

Saint Blaise, an Armenian bishop, is the patron saint of wild animals and those with sore throats. Blaise Pascal was the seventeenth century French mathematician-physicist-inventor-writer-philosopher among whose many accomplishments was the invention of the calculator. And in the modern world, Blaise Zambini is a minor character in the Harry Potter franchise.

Famous People Named Blaise

Blaise Pascal, Philosopher
Blaise Ray Brown, Son of athlete/model Amanda Beard

Pop Culture References for the name Blaise

Blaise Zabini, a Slytherin student in Harry's year from the Harry Potter series.
Blaise, Northumberland-dwelling master of Merlin in Thomas Malory's 15th-century compilation Le Morte d'Arthur.

Blayze, Blayse, Blaze

Blaise's International Variations

Blaize, Blaisot (French) Ballas, Balas, Balasz (Hungarian) Vlas (Russian) Braz (Portuguese) Blasius, Blasi (German) Blas (Spanish) Biagio (Italian) Blazek (Polish)