Blake 🔥

Gender: Male Meaning of Blake: "fair-haired, dark" Origin of Blake: English Blake's Popularity in 2019: #183

Blake Origin and Meaning

The name Blake is a boy's name of English origin meaning "fair-haired, dark".

Blake -- an early unisex option -- dropped out of the Top 100 in 2017 for the first time since 1988, but remains a sophisticated choice. And yes, both conflicting meanings of Blake are accurate. It originated as a surname in England derived from a nickname. Much of its masculine image was influenced by the wealthy, silver-haired character Blake Carrington in the massively popular 80s TV series Dynasty. Rosie O'Donnell has a son named Blake.

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Rank in US: #183

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Boba_Buddy_Le Says:


I used to be obsessed with this name when I was 10. I remember I would always name my male love interests Blake on Episode 😂

Jbbrocky Says:


Love the name Blake for a boy!

AlexxisLynn Says:


I'm really in love with this name! Im a big fan of Blakely as well.