English word name"dragon; or, male duck"
Drake Origin and Meaning
The name Drake is 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.
# 568 in the US
Drake Rank in US Top 1000
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Famous People Named Drake
- Drake (born Aubrey Drake Graham)Canadian rapper and actor
- (Jared) Drake BellAmerican actor and singer,songwriter
- Drake DunsmoreAmerican football player
- (Donald) Drake HogestynAmerican actor
- Drake NevisAmerican football player
- Drake BerehowskyCanadian ice hockey player
- Drake Richard DienerAmerican basketball player
- Sir Francis DrakeElizabethan privateer and naval hero
- Nick DrakeEnglish singer,songwriter
- Drake Gaines (b. 2005)son of reality stars Chip and Joanna Gaines
- Drake Saul (b. 2011)son of model Cassi Van Den Dugen and Brad Saul
Drake in Pop Culture
- Drake Bamfyldecharacter in "The Maid of Sker" by R. D. Blackmore
- Drake Merwincharacter in the series "Gone" by Michael Grant
- Drake Howardcharacter on TV's "The Office"
- Drake Parkermain character on TV's "Drake and Josh," played by Drake Bell
- Drake Mallard aka Darkwing Duckcharacter in the animated series "Darkwing Duck"
- Drake Ramoraysoap opera character played by Joey Tribbiani on TV's "Friends"
- Drake McHughcharacter in film "Kings Row"
- Drake Edgewatercharacter in video game "Quarantine"
- Drake Evanscharacter in video game "NBA Street"
- Timothy "Tim" Drake aka Red Robincharacter in the Batman series
- Drake Universitycollege in Des Moines, Iowa, USA
- Drake Stonecharacter in the movie "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"
- Drakecharacter in Brandon Mull's "Beyonders" series
- Nathan Drakemain character in video game series "Uncharted"