Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Blaise m. Of uncertain origin. The Latin form of the saint's name, Blasius, is possibly influenced by Latin blaesus 'stammering'.

The name of a 3rd-4th C Armenian saint.

Croatia
Latin
1439x1482 Blasy (gen) Brgles p. 8
Croatian
1597 Blas Susedgrad1597 p. 30
England
Early Modern English
1582 Blaze DEmar-vol2 p. 7; 1591 Blasse StAnthonlin p. 35
France
Middle French
1563 Blaise RegPCC-1 p. 19; 1565 Blaise ibid. p. 141, Blaize ibid. p. 168; 1566 Blaise ibid. p. 197, Blaize ibid. p. 276; 1567 Blaize ibid. p. 278; 1571 Blaise ibid. p. 436
Hungary
Latin
1351 Blasio (abl) CDH-IX-II I
Italy
Latin
1300 Blaxio (abl) ActDipVeneto-I-1 p. 51; 1326 Blasio (abl) Friuli-14thC no. 439; 1348 Blaxius (nom) INP 11; 1363 Blaxio (abl) Livi p. 142; 1449 Blasii (gen) VitAs2 V; 1464 Blasius (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI, Blaxius (nom) ibid. CCXXXI; 1470 Blasio (abl) RCCaetani6 1192, Blasium (acc) ibid. 730; 1521 Biasio (abl) VitAs2 VI; 1522x1532 Blasius (nom) DSF p. 51, 21; 1527 Blasius (nom) Rome1527 p. 83
1527 Blasinus (nom) Rome1527 p. 85
Italian
1513x1521 Biacio LeoX p. 12, Biasio ibid. p. 12
Spain
Catalan
1510 Blay valencia1510 567
Spanish
1576 Blas Catalogo-5.2 3947
Cite as: G. Grim, R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Blaise". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Blaise.