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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : from Middle High German blōz ‘naked’, ‘destitute’, applied as a nickname for a poor person, or for someone who dressed inappropriately, or for a man without a beard.
  • German : variant of Blass.
  • Swedish : unexplained; possibly an adoption of the German name.

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