Meaning of Drake
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Drake has the following meaning:
Resembling a dragon.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Drake is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 261 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Drake rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 2 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 230 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Drake in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Drake is pronounced as drayk
The following names are baby names related to Drake and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Drake: Boys - Bedford
, Girls - Aleta
, Both genders - Bailey
Popular Variants for the name Drake: Dracko
We think the name Drake should fall under the following style category: Cool
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Drake to be: A capable person
In one word, you might describe Drake as a(n) "capable
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The names of some famous persons by the name Drake
(or its variants) are:Drake Berehowsky
, born on 3 January, a famous athlete. Drake Berehowsky's background: A Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman in the National Hockey League who has played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins, Edmonton Oilers, Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks and Phoenix Coyotes.Sir Francis Drake
, born on 11 February, a famous explorer. Sir Francis Drake's background: Born in 1573. This English explorer first set eyes on the Pacific Ocean. Of the five ships with which he left England, only the Golden Hind survived the perilous journey. This expedition lasted for three years and covered some 58,000 kilometres (36,000 miles).Drake Bell
, born on 27 June, a famous actor. Drake Bell's background: A five-time KCA-winning American actor, comedian, guitarist, and singer/songwriter.