Blake - Meaning of Blake
[ syll. bla-ke, bl-ake ] The baby girl name Blake is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced as BL-K †. Blake has its origins in the English language. The meaning of Blake is 'dark'. See Blake for more information. Forms of Blake include the names Blaek, Blaeke, Blaik, Blaike, Blaque, Blayk, and Blayke.
Blake is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2010s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2011 with 0.017% of baby girls being named Blake. It was #815 in rank then. Among all girl names in its family, Blake was the most widely used in 2011. Blake has primarily been a boy name in the last century. In 1997, 22 times more boys than girls were given the name Blake.
† English pronunciation for Blake: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"