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Meaning of Jake

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Meaning

The name Jake has the following meaning:

He who supplants.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Jake is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 103 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jake fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 14 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 125 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jake in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Origins

The name Jake is very likely a(n) Hebrew variant of the name Jacob.

See other suggested Hebrew boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Jacob.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jake and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jake: Boys - Enos, Isaac, Uriel, Girls - Carmel, Elta, Mozelle, Rebecca, Zella, Both genders - Anna, Ariel, Betty, Dagan, Dagen, Dalit

Variants

The name Jake is a variant of Jacob. Other popular variants of the name Jacob are: Cob, Cobb, Cobby, Coby (Dutch), Giacamo, Giacobo, Giacomo, Giacopo, Hamish, Iacopo, Iacovo, Iago, Iakob, Iakobos, Iakov, Jachym, Jacko, Jaco (Hebrew), Jacobe, Jacobey, Jacobi, Jacobie, Jacobo, Jacobs, Jacobus, Jacoby, Jacques, Jacquet, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakie, Jakob (Slovene), Jakobe, Jakobs, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamesie, Jamey, Jamie, Jamsey, Jay, Jaycob, Jaykob, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Seamus, Shamus, Yakov

Style

We think the name Jake should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

See other Biblical boy names

Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jake to be: Creative, intelligent and unconventional chap

In one word, you might describe Jake as a(n) "creative" person.

See other "creative" names for boys.

Faces of

Jake

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