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Blade is an ultra-modern baby name for boys. Bold and inventive, this name is perfect for parents with a goth edge or who simply want to think outside of the box. Blade is the name of a favorite superhero in the Marvel Comics universe, and Blade Babji was the titular protagonist of the eponymous Telugu film series. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Blade:

Old English: Sword, knife, rapier

Origin of the name Blade:

Blade is a modern baby name that derives from the English word “blade.” This name derives from the Old English blæd (meaning “sword,” “tool,” or “knife”).

Symbolism of the name Blade:

Blade derives from the Old English word blæd, an essential tool used for cutting or paring. During the Anglo-Saxon era, blades played a significant role in weaponry and war culture. The Anglo-Saxons categorized six different knives based on blade shapes, and authorities further designated the best blades suitable for warfare versus domestic use. In English culture, the symbol of the blade was the traditional dagger.

Style of the name Blade:

Modern, Gothic

Gender of the name Blade:

Blade is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Blade:

BLAYD

Number of syllables in the name Blade:

One

Emotion evoked from the name Blade:

The name Blade evokes feelings of charisma and courage.

Alternative spellings for the name Blade:

  • Blayde
  • Blayd
  • Blaid

Nicknames for the name Blade:

Popularity of the name Blade:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Blade was the 3,704th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Blade:

Great middle names for Blade and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Blade:

  • Blade Augey (mixed martial artist)
  • Blade Brady (actor)
  • Blade Colton Hart (son of wrestler Bret Hart)
  • Blade Ladish (photographer)
  • Blade Pfeifer (actor)
  • Blade Rodgers (film director)
  • Blade Sabovčík (son of figure skater Jozef Sabovčík)
  • Blade Shankar (actor)

Blade in popular culture:

  • Blade (superhero in the Marvel Comics universe)
  • Blade Babji (titular protagonist of the Telugu series Blade Babji)
  • Blade Braxton (ring name of wrestler Jesse Guilmette
  • Blade Stanhope Conway (stage name of actor Robert Cummings)