Baby blue

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This box shows the color baby blue.
 

Baby blue is the color in the box to the right.[1] Baby blue is a pastel color. "Baby blue" is a light tone of azure.

The first recorded use of baby blue as a color name in English was in 1892.[2]

Meaning of baby blue[change | change source]

In Western culture, since the late 19th century, the color baby blue has been associated with baby boys.

Tones of baby blue color comparison chart[change | change source]

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Light Bubbles #F5FFFF 245 255 255 180* 100% 98% Xona.com Color List
Bubbles #E7FEFF 231 254 255 183* 100% 95% Xona.com Color List
Beau Blue #BCD4E6 182 212 230 246* 46% 82% Plochere
Baby Blue #89CFF0 137 207 240 199* 77% 74% www.99color.net
Baby Blue Eyes #A1CAF1 161 202 241 209* 74% 79% Plochere
Little Boy Blue #6CA0DC 108 160 220 212* 62% 64% Pantone TPX 16-4132

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Display on ISCC-NBS color list of various tints of the color Baby Blue:". Archived from the original on 2016-06-27. Retrieved 2011-01-08.
  2. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 190; Color Sample of Baby Blue: Page 93 Plate 35 Color Sample E2