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The name Blair is of English origin, and means flat piece of property.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Blair has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Blair
Use of the Name Blair for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
12,674 8,681 3,484 136 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Blair has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Blair first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, which is the first year shown on the table.  Blair last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 2000, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Blair
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18818825  
1882    
18839085  
18849885  
18859535  
1886    
18879445  
188861811  
18898067  
1890    
189160610  
18928048  
18937129  
18949706  
18958867  
189667611  
1897    
1898    
1899    
190084910  
19019646  
190275310  
1903    
19049787  
1905    
190667713  
1907    
190865916  
1909    
1910    
191186415  
191288126  
191387731  
191480243  
191570769  
191674467  
191771473  
191871479  
191970180  
192072281  
192174579  
192275677  
192378571  
192477076  
192567490  
192668087  
192776973  
192875972  
192971875  
193070578  
193172771  
193284058  
193366877  
193475566  
193577963  
193687149  
193790947  
193873769  
193986051  
194092847  
194185854  
194269286  
1943590115  
194473471  
194566183  
194672880  
194770298  
1948633115  
194970494  
1950563143  
1951481198  
1952468219  
1953434266  
1954435275  
1955482230  
1956499230  
1957508231  
1958519218  
1959513234  
1960499251  
1961515237  
1962458305  
1963439330  
1964514230  
1965542199  
1966515215  
1967524203  
1968517214  
1969579181  
1970601182  
1971673151  
1972703131  
1973726122  
1974682143  
1975670151  
1976640165  
1977605192  
1978577211  
1979550241  
1980554238900167
1981501280524371
1982566227446482
1983545237480411
1984573218434482
1985651180429513
1986643194434493
1987727156486443
1988658204424545
1989637245484486
1990580304486500
1991621267530441
1992650252522456
1993769185627360
1994842161648332
1995949136641338
1996  665334
1997  707304
1998  831256
1999  885240
2000  971218
Totals:  12,674 8,172

During the last 125 years, parents have used Blair as a boy's name about 60% of the time and as a girl's name about 39% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Blair appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 104 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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