An English name of Old French and Germanic origin.

Blue is a masculine and feminine name.

It was also used as a nickname, usually for people with blue eyes.

From the English word “blue”, referring to the color blue or the state of feeling melancholic.

The English word “blue” derives from Old French “blo”, meaning “pale”, “light-colored”.

Possible origins are the Frankish word “blao” or Proto-Germanic “blæwaz”.

The name’s popularity has lately been rising due to the daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, named Blue Ivy Carter.

Variations of the name are: Blu, Bleu.

Famous female bearer is Blue Balliette.

Famous male bearers are Blue Deckert, Blue Mitchell, Blue Adams.