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Blake (girl)

What does Blake mean?

Blake Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, pale (white), surname


VARIANTS Blakelee, Blakeley, Blakely, Blakenee, Bladeney, Blakeny

MASCULINE FORMS Blakely, Blakeney

(female) Blabe, ..

(male) Blabe, ..

Blake Vienna (B.V.), ..

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 #269 in the U.S. in 2017, and is at #279 presently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blake name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blake outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Blakely (#250 FROM RECENT DATA) is the only other prominent variation form of Blake (#279). Adoption of these forms of Blake was common among parents in 2018 (ADOPTION OF 0.15%). Blake and Blakely are two of the more chic birth names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blake, Blakely in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blake outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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.

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