Meaning and Origin of Bligh - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Bligh

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Joyous

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : variant of Blythe.
  • Irish : Americanized form of the Connacht name Ó Blighe ‘descendant of Blighe’, a personal name probably derived from the Old Norse byname Blígr (from blígja ‘to gaze’).
  • Cornish : nickname from Cornish blyth ‘wolf’. Compare Blethen.