Drake - Meaning of Drake

What does Drake mean?

[ syll. dra-ke, dr-ake ] The baby boy name Drake is pronounced DR-K †.

1: Drake has its origins in the Old English language and it is used largely in English. It is derived from the element draco which is of the meaning 'dragon'. The first name is dervied from Draca (Old English) and its cognate Draki (Old Norse), which were bynames that gave rise to the surname Drake and subsequently the first name Drake.

What are the Variant Forms of Drake?

The name Drake is used to a great extent; it has 37 derivatives that are used in English and foreign languages. English derivatives include Dracko, Drackon, Draco, Dracon, Dracul, Draecko, Draeckon, Draeco, Draecon, Draego, Draek, Draeke, Draeko, Draekon, Draicko, Draickon, Draico, Draicon, Draigo, Draik, Draike, Draiko, Draikon, Drako, Drakon, Drakul, Drayce, Draycko, Drayckon, and Drayco. The Italian Drago is a derivative of Drake that is used in foreign languages.

2: Drake's origin is English. Its meaning is derived from the word 'drake'. The name is sometimes taken as a derivative from the common English word for a male duck.

See also the related categories, english, dragon, word (element), and cognate.

Drake is rather popular as a baby boy name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1980s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2010 with 0.091% of baby boys being given the name Drake. It was #199 in rank then. In 2018, its usage was 0.035% and its ranking #441, and it was the most regularly used among all boy names in its family.

Baby names that sound like Drake include Darce, Dark, Darke, Darse, Darsee, Darsh, Deriq, Derk, Derrck, Dirc, Dirck, Dirk, Dirke, Dirkk, Drace, Draece, Draek, Draeke, Draese, and Drag.

† Pronunciation for Drake: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"

A famous person named Drake is Actor Drake Bell, born Jared Drake Bell 27 June 1986, Orange County, California.

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