What does Blake mean?
Blake [blake] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Blake) is pronounced blayk. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Blake is "black, dark; pale". Surname used as a given name.
(female) Blabe, Blave, ..
(male) Blabe, Blaco, .. Middle name pairings:
Blake Barbara (B.B.), ..
How popular is Blake?
Blake is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#4178 out of 4276, Top 98%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#425 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Blake entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #423 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Blakely (#354 from recent data) is the only other prominent variation form of Blake (#423 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Blake was common among parents in 2015 (adoption of 0.09%). Blakely and Blake are two of the more chic birth names here.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Babe, Beate, Becke, Blaine, Blair▲, Blaire, Blaise, Blaize, Blane, Blanka, Blase, Blayne, Blayre, Blaze, Blime, Bolade, Elke, Ellke, Ilke and Lake. These names tend to be less commonly used than Blake.See names in meaning and etymology.