"to lisp, stammer"

Blaise Origin and Meaning

The name Blaise is a boy's name of French origin meaning "to lisp, stammer".

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.

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Famous People Named Blaise

  • Saint Blaisephysician, bishop and martyr of Sebastea, Turkey
  • Blaise PascalFrench philosopher
  • Blaise DiagneSenegalese political leader
  • Blaise MatuidiFrench footballer
  • Blaise Compaoréformer president of Burkina Faso
  • Blaise Cendrars (born FrédéricLouis Sauser), Swiss,French novelist
  • Blaise Koffi KouassiIvorian footballer
  • Blaise LarmeeAmerican graphic novelist
  • Blaise Ray Brownson of athlete/model Amanda Beard

Blaise in Pop Culture

  • Blaise Zabinicharacter in the Harry Potter series.
  • BlaiseNorthumberland,dwelling master of Merlin in Thomas Malory's 15th,century compilation Le Morte d'Arthur
  • Blaise Jeannot Andrieuxcharacter in the Wild Cards series
  • Blaise CurciFrench crime lord in film "The French Connection"
  • Blaisecharacter in the "Ash Princess" by Laura Sebastian