Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. BLAHN-DEEN  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBlandina(Ancient Roman)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   serious  

Name Days

France: June 2


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


Entry updated July 2, 2017