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Blane is a simple name with a powerful history. It comes from the ancient Celtic title, Blaan, which comes from the word for “yellow,” “bla.” As of 2021, Blane is a top 7,900 option.

Meaning of the name Blane:

Irish: yellow
Scottish: yellow

Origin of the name Blane:

Blane is a spelling variation of the baby name Blaine. Blaine was originally a surname in Scotland and came from the Old Irish option, Blaan. Blaan comes from the Old Irish word “bla” and was first the name of a saint in the sixth century. He was the bishop of Kingarth in Scotland, on the Isle of Bute specifically.

Symbolism of the name Blane:

The baby name Blane dates back to the ancient Irish Blaan. Blaan comes from the Old Irish word “bla.” “Bla” translates to “yellow” in English, giving Blane the same translation.

Style of the name Blane:


Gender of the name Blane:

Blane is a youthful name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Blane:


Number of syllables in the name Blane:


Emotion evoked from the name Blane:

Blane is a wholesome and strong name for boys. It is youthful and simple.

Alternative spellings for the name Blane:

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Popularity of the name Blane:

Blane was first on the Social Security Popularity Index in 1954 at rank 869. It stayed on the top 1,000 list until 1965 when it was number 900. Blane ranked highest in 1957 at rank 708. As of 2021, Blane is a top 7,900 option at number 7,867.

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Great middle names for Blane and their meanings:

  • Ryan (little king)
  • Mason (stone worker)
  • Timothy (one who honors God)
  • Gabriel (God is my strength)
  • Jacob (supplanter)
  • Michael (who is like God?)
  • Rodney (island, island near a swift river)
  • Mitchell (one who is like God)

Famous people with the name Blane:

  • Saint Blane (Scottish bishop in the sixth century)
  • Blane Nordahl (“burglar to the stars”)
  • Blane Gaison (NFL player)

Blanes in popular culture:

  • Blane McDonough (character from “Pretty in Pink”)
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