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Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. BLAHN-DEEN
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Meaning & History

French form of the Roman name Blandina, which was the feminine form of Blandinus, which was itself a derivative of the cognomen BLANDUS. Saint Blandina was a 2nd-century slave from Lyons who was martyred by being thrown to wild beasts.
Other Languages & CulturesBlandina(Ancient Roman)


17th-century engraving of Saint Blandine17th-century engraving of Saint Blandine


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