Meaning and Origin of: Blythe
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Joyous
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English and Scottish : nickname for a cheerful person, from Old English blīðe ‘merry’, ‘cheerful’.
- English and Scottish : habitational name from any of several places called Blyth or Blythe, especially Blyth in Northumberland, named for the rivers on which they stand. The river name is from Old English blīðe ‘gentle’, ‘pleasant’.