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Popularity
117k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jake

Gender: Boy. Ranked #565 most popular

What does the name "Jake" mean?

Jake (Hebrew): Supplanter

The name "Jake" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Supplanter". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Ekaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ejak". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Jake" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Jake? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 116,849 babies born with the name Jake in the United States. That's more than enough Jakes to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 96 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jake" was in 2004 with a total of 4,469 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jakes)

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jake" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 3,938 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Jake popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jake in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jake

Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Jake was born in 1980 as Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Jake T. Austin

Jake T. Austin is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Jake was born in 1994 as Jake Austin Szymanski in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jake Lloyd

Jake Lloyd is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to 2002. Jake was born in 1989 as Jake Matthew Lloyd in Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.

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Jake McDorman

Jake McDorman is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Jake was born in 1986 as John Allen McDorman IV in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Jake Thomas

Jake Thomas is an actor and photographer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Jake was born in 1990 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

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Jake Peavy

Jake Peavy is a MLB player. Jake was born in 1981 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Past life for Jake born Apr 13, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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