The name Jake is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "supplanter". Jake is ranked #262 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".
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This unpretentious, accessible, and optimistic ("everything's jake" -- meaning OK) short form of the top name Jacob is itself widely used, 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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