Bligh Family History
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Bligh Name Meaning
English: variant of Blythe. Irish: Americanized form of the Connacht name Ó Blighe ‘descendant of Blighe’, a personal name probably derived from the Old Norse byname Blígr (from blígja ‘to gaze’). Cornish: nickname from Cornish blyth ‘wolf’. Compare Blethen.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Blick, Sligh, Bliss, Bough, Blight, High, Haigh, Bleigh, Klich, Klish