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This unpretentious, accessible, and optimistic ("everything's jake" -- meaning OK) short form of the top name Jacob is itself just outside the Top 200, though more parents these days are opting for the full name Jacob. Jake (born Jacob) Gyllenhall is its most prominent current bearer.
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Famous People Named Jake
Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal, American actor
Jake Christopher Delhomme, American football player
Jason Steven "Jake" Plummer, American football player
Jake Edward Long, American football player
Jake T. Austin (born Jake Austin Szymanski), American actor
Joshua Ryan "Jake" Owen, American singer
Jacob "Jake" Short, American actor
Jake Brown, Australian pro skateboarder
Jake Bugg (born Jake Edwin Kennedy), English singer-songwriter
Jake Weber, English actor
Jake Matthew Lloyd, American actor and entrepreneur
Giacobbe "Jake" LaMotta, American boxer
Jake Peter Roche, British actor and musician
Jacob Edward "Jake" Peavy, American baseball player
Jerry Dean "Jake" Gibbs, American baseball player
Iakovos "Jake" Chapman, English artist
Jake Roper, American vlogger "Vsauce 3"
Jake Kaminski, American archer
Famous People Named Jake
Pop Culture References for the name Jake
Jake Sully, main character in movie "Avatar"
J.J. "Jake" Gittes, main character in movie "Chinatown"
Jake the Dog, character on TV's "Adventure Time"
Jake Muller, character in the game "Resident Evil 6"
Jake Marshall, character in 'Ace Attorney' game series
Jake Doyle, character on TV's "Republic of Doyle"
Jake Puckerman, character on TV's "Glee"
Jacob David "Jake" Harper, character on TV's "Two and a Half Men"
Jacob "Jake" Bohm, main character on TV's "Touch"
Jake Ryan, character on TV's "Hannah Montana"
Jake Ryan, character in movie "Sixteen Candles"
Jake Blues, character from the movie "Blues Brothers" played by John Belushi
Jake from State Farm, advertising mascot
Jake Morgendorffer, character in animated series "Daria"
Jake English, character in web comic "Homestuck"
Jake Berman, character on TV's "The Mind of the Married Man"
Jake, elf on TV's "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"
Jake Styles, character on TV's "Jake and the Fatman"
Jacob "Jake" Moon, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Jake Dean, character on British soap "Hollyoaks"
Jake Featherston, character in Harry Turtledove's Southern Victory series
"American Dragon: Jake Long," animated TV series
Jake, character in the Ape Escape video game series
Jake, dog in video game "Dog's Life"
Jake Fischer, character in movie "The Guardian"
"Jake 2.0," TV series and main character
Jake Berenson, character in the Animorphs series by K. A. Applegate
Jacob P. "Jake" Spidermonkey, main character in animated series "My Gym Partner's a Monkey"
Jake, character in 2003 movie "Freaky Friday"
Jake Chambers, character in Stephen King's The Dark Tower series
Jake Baker, character in movie "Cheaper by the Dozen"
Jake Martin, character on American soap "All My Children"
Jake Martin, character on TV's "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
Jake Green, main character on TV's "Jericho"
Jake Tucker, boy with an upside-down face on TV's "Family Guy"
Jake, Karate teacher on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
"Jake the Peg," song by Rolf Harris
Less than Jake, American rock band
Jake Jagielski, minor character in "One Tree Hill"
Jake Brockman, character on TV show 'Outnumbered'
Jake Peralta, character on TV show, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Jake, character in Erin Hunter's book series "Warriors"
Jake Simmons, character on TV's "The Flash" and "Arrow"
Jake Crossley, character on TV's "Evermoor"
Jake Fitzgerald, a character on MTV's "Scream"