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.
In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 248
in baby name popularity for boys with 1,491 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 242 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,580 occurrences. It ranked 17,235 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.
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.
- Jake Beckley ~ Baseball Player
- Jake Gyllenhaal ~ Actor
- Jake Weber ~ Actor
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.