What does Jake mean?
Jake▲ has 49 related forms via Jacob: Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Giacamo, Giacobbe, Giacobo, Giacomo, Giacopo, Hamish, Iacopo, Iacovo, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie▼, Jacko, Jacky▼, Jaco, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacobus, Jacoby▲, Jacques▼, Jacquet, Jago, Jaime▲, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob▲, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamesie, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jamsey, Jay▼, Jayme, Jim▼, Jimmie▼, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov, Yakup and Yaqub.
Jake is a very prominent first name for men (#419 out of 1220, Top 34%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Jake for boys. Jake reached its highest position of #96 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #190 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Jake and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Jake (#190 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Jacob (#4 the previous year), James (#9), Jack (#41), Jay (#372), Jakob (#458), Jaime (#468), Jacoby (#593), Jamie (#786), Seamus (#900), Jackie, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Jacky, Hamish, Jakobe, Jakub, Jacques and Jamey. This boy name was at the apex of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 and is now significantly less popular, with forms like Jamie, Jim, Jimmie, Jamey and Jacques becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable baby names among these are Jacob (#4), Jake (#190), Jakob (#458), Jaime (#468) and Jacoby (#593), with Jacob and Jake going through a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jake▲ is pronounced similarly to Jacq, Jak and Jaq. Other suggested similar baby names are Bake, Jace▲, Jacey, Jacy, Jade▼, Jae, Jagu, Jaice, Jame, Jase▲, Jax▲, Jayce▲, Jaye, Jazz, Jose, Lake and Wake. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jake.