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.
# 630 in the US

Drake Rank in US Top 1000

Drake Popularity

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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"