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What does Jake mean?

Jake Pronunciation of Jake as a boys' name is pronounced jayk. It is of English origin. Short form of Jacob, well-used as an independent name.



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, Yakup



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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 #262 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Jake (#262 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) are James (#4), Jacob (#13), Jack (#28), Jay (#399), Jaime (#512), Jakob (#701), Jamie (#722), Jakobe (#1238), Yakov (#1506), Jackie (#1771), Jakub, Jakie, Jamey, Jakeb, Jacky, Jayme, Jeb and Jim. These forms of Jake were popular as birth names 78 years ago (USAGE OF 6.39%) and are now significantly less common (USAGE 2.1%, 67% LESS), with forms like Jamie becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jake, Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaime, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakub, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jay in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayme, Jeb, Jim, Yakov in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jake, Jack, Jacob, Jakob, Jakub outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of James, Jamie, Jay outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jake is pronounced similarly to Jack, Jacq, Jacque, Jak, Jaq and Jock. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bake, Deke, Duke, Eike, Fawke (see Fulk), Hawke, Ike, Jaap, Jabes, Jabez, Jace, Jacey, Jackie, Jacko, Jacky, Jaco, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jaden, Jae, Jago, Jagu, Jai, Jaice, Jaime, Jair, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakim, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, Jalen, Jame, Jamel, James, Jamie, Janko, Jano, Janse, Jareb, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jary, Jase, Jasen, Javi, Jax, Jayce, Jayde, Jaye, Jayme, Jazz, Jobe, Jose, Jude, Jule, June, Laike, Lake, Luke, Myke, Parke, Pike, Wake and Zeke. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jake.