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Drake meaning and name origin

Drake \d-ra-ke\ as a boy's name is pronounced drayk. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Drake is "dragon". From Drakon (Greek) or "draca", the medieval term for "dragon". Originally Drake designated the man who kept the inn with the dragon trademark, or the "Sign of the Dragon". Drago is an Italian form; Draco is Latin. English explorer Sir Francis Drake.

Drake has 4 variant forms: Draco, Dracon, Drago and Drakon.

Baby names that sound like Drake are Dirke and Deryke.

Popularity of Drake

Drake is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#458 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Drake compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Drake only.

Popularity of name Drake
Popularity of Drake