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Type Surname (ornamental)
Usage German, Jewish

Meaning & History

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Middle High German bluot, German Blüte ‘bloom’, ‘flower head’.

German: possibly from Middle High German bluot ‘blood’, an allusion to kinship or family, as in the name Jungblut.

Surname was made famous by American animator Don Bluth (1932-), as well as the Bluth Family from the TV Show: Arrested Development.
Added 6/26/2017 by TanorFaux
Edited 4/26/2024 by Mike C and LMS