Name: Drake

Origin and Meaning of the Name Drake

  • Meaning:
    Snake, dragon
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (drayk)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Drake)
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Miscellaneous Info for Drake

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Drake is also the word for a male duck.

    Famous Drakes include Drake Bell who appears in the children's TV sitcom Drake & Josh. It was the surname of Francis Drake, a British sailor who in 1588 famously continued to play bowls after being informed of the arrival of the Spanish Armada.

Similar Names to Drake for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Drake (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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