Where does the last name Blair come from?
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What does Blair mean?
From Gaelic (Celtic origin), the name is pronounced as Blare. Blair means field or plain. Earlier during 1080s, it was as a feminine name. This name meaning pasture, grasslands, or meadow is also found as a last name. According to the census conducted in United States of America 1990, Blair was popularly used as surname. The first family with Blair as the last name was found in Ayrshire in Scotland. Later, these people settled in New England, Virginia, and New Hampshire.