Meaning of Jake
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Jake has the following meaning:
He who supplants.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
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.
The following names are baby names related to Jake and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jake: Boys - Enos
, Girls - Carmel
, Both genders - Anna
The name Jake is a variant of Jacob
. Other popular variants of the name Jacob are: Cob
We think the name Jake should fall under the following style category: Biblical
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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
See other "creative" names for boys