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117k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jake

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Supplanter
  • #565 All Time
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Boys
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168k Jackie (English)
< 1k Jachai (Hebrew)
< 1k Jago (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188096096
188192092
188297097
188396096
188492092
18851000100
188695095
188790090
18881070107
18891070107
189072072
189178078
18921160116
189366066
189486086
189591091
189688088
18971020102
18981170117
189976076
19001210121
190179079
19021020102
190393093
190478078
190592092
190683083
19071170117
19081150115
19091090109
19101480148
19111100110
19121870187
19132270227
19142740274
19153550355
19163620362
19173067299
19183770377
19193340334
19203620362
19213590359
19223330333
19233300330
19243060306
19253060306
19262650265
19272730273
19282420242
19292470247
19302200220
19312140214
19322060206
19331990199
19341900190
19351790179
19361950195
19371720172
19381830183
19391840184
19401770177
19411900190
19421980198
19431590159
19441720172
19451670167
19461930193
19471890189
19481740174
19491850185
19501920192
19511790179
19521750175
19531630163
19541720172
19551410141
19561370137
19571530153
19581620162
19591470147
19601570157
19611650165
19621470147
19631550155
19641340134
19651440144
19661210121
19671050105
19681270127
19691410141
19701530153
19711790179
19722660266
19733180318
19743120312
19753330333
19764280428
19774445439
19784490449
19794950495
19805670567
19815900590
19826670667
19837720772
19847485743
19851,07251,067
19861,563121,551
19871,64381,635
19881,720131,707
19891,96301,963
19902,231102,221
19912,77772,770
19922,93682,928
19933,20583,197
19943,480153,465
19953,51693,507
19963,45483,446
19973,84793,838
19983,79273,785
19993,93873,931#97 boy name
20004,09374,086#96 boy name
20013,84363,837#100 boy name
20023,79003,790
20034,411104,401#98 boy name
20044,483144,469#98 boy name
20054,15204,152
20064,037114,026
20073,87703,877
20083,79653,791
20093,390103,380
20103,43003,430
20113,10003,100
20122,67862,672
20132,43802,438
20142,15402,154

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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jake" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 183 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 4,037 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 joy, that you always bring.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

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.

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 midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jake

Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor with the most prominent portion of his 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 his 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 his 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 his 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 his 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 Feb 4, 1923

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 New Guinea approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Jake

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