What does Jake mean?
Jake has 29 related forms via Jacob: Iago, Iakob, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie▼, Jacko, Jackob, Jacky, Jaco, Jago, Jaime, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob▼, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, James▼, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jamsey, Jay▼, Jayme, Jeb, Jim▼, Kapel, Yakov and Yakup.Creative forms:
(male) Jackke, Jockke, ..
(female) Jaca, Jaqui, .. Middle name pairings:
Jake Edward (J.E.), ..
How popular is Jake?
Jake is a very prominent first name for men (#419 out of 1220, Top 34%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#27105 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jake reached its highest position of #96 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #205 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Jake (#205 from current records) are Jacob (#4 from current records), James (#7), Jack (#40), Jay (#394), Jaime (#485), Jakob (#523), Jamie (#821), Jakobe (#1174), Yakov (#1543), Jakub (#1690), Jackie (#1725), Jeb, Jim, Jayme, Jacky, Jakeb, Jamey and Jakie. These forms of Jake were popular as birth names 75 years ago (usage of 6.39%) and are now significantly less common (usage 2.29%, 64% less), with forms like Jackie becoming somewhat dated.
Jake is pronounced similarly to Jacq, Jacque, Jak, Jaq and Jock. Other suggested similar names are Bake, Blake▲, Deke, Drake, Duke▲, Eike, Falke, Fawke (see Fulk), Hawke, Ike▼, Jabes, Jabez, Jace▲, Jacen, Jacey, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jaden, Jader, Jae, Jael, Jagu, Jai, Jaice, Jaide, Jair, Jakeem, Jakim, Jalen▼, Jame, Jamee, Jamel, Jan▼, Janko, Janne, Jano, Janse, Jareb, Jared▼, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren▼, Jarl, Jary, Jase, Jasen▼, Javi, Jax▲, Jaxen▲, Jayce▲, Jayde, Jaye, Jazz, Jere, Jobe, Joe▼, Jose, Jude▲, Jule, June, Laike, Lake, Luke▲, Mike▼, Myke, Parke, Pike, Rike and Wake. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jake.