Meaning and name origin
Jake is a very popular first name for males (#419 out of 1220, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jake for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jake and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jacob (#4) and Jake (#190). (2014 statistics).
Jake is also pronounced similarly to Jack, Jacq, Jak and Jaq. Other suggested similar baby names are Bake, Jace, Jacey, Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jaco, Jacy, Jade, Jae, Jago, Jagu, Jaice, Jakeb, Jakie, Jame, Jase, Jax, Jayce, Jaye, Jazz, Jose, Lake and Wake. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jake.