Gender: Male Meaning of Drake: "dragon; or, male duck" Origin of Drake: English word name Drake's Popularity in 2019: #571

Drake Origin and Meaning

The name Drake is a boy's name of English origin meaning "dragon; or, male duck".

A simple one-syllable name that has been on the popularity list since the mid-1980s, Drake is most associated today with the single-named rapper (born Aubrey). The name peaked at Number 197 in 2010 and has since been on a slow decline, but it still can be counted among the stylish contemporary boy names starting with D.

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