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Jake Meaning


What does Jake mean?

The name Jake is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Jake is "supplanter".

Jake is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jake.

The Given Name Jake

Jake is a Middle English variant of the name Jack. It is also a nickname for the name Jacob .

Jake is a form of Jack. See Jack for further details.

The name Jake, has a wonderfully bold quality.

An elegant name, Jake possesses great character.

Although often used, your simple little Jake, is sure to make it all his own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jake Beckley, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Jake Weber.

Jake Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 262 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,372 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 249 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,498 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Jake has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Jake Name Popularity Page.

Jake Related Names

Jake is a form of Jack.

Jake is a diminutive of Jacob.

Famous Jakes

  • Jake Beckley ~ Baseball Player
  • Jake Gyllenhaal ~ Actor
  • Jake Weber ~ Actor

Jake Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Jake.

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Jake Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jake in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jake.

Just for fun, see the name Jake in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jake in Nautical Flags page.