Blair is an English-language name of Scottish Gaelic origin. The surname is derived from any of the numerous places in Scotland named Blair. These place names are derived from the Scottish Gaelic blàr, meaning "plain" and "field". The given name Blair is derived from the surname. Blair is generally a masculine name in Scotland, although it is more popular in North America, where it is also a feminine name. A variant spelling of the given name is Blaire.
Famous quotes containing the word blair:
“The Sound of battle fell upon my ear & heart all day yesterdayeven after dark the cannons insatiate roar continued ...”
—Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818?)