Drake Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Drake:
Transferred use of the English surname meaning “dweller at the sign of the drake or dragon.”
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Drake and Radek are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
Straight Upright Rightous, Dull, Not Very Creative
- Personal experiences with the name Drake: | Edit
My son is named Drake and we always gets compliments on it.
I also named my son Drayke, but as you can see, I decided to add the "y". And we always seem to get compliments about his name / spelling of it. I'm happy I chose the name I did and he loves it as well.
My son is named Drake aka the light of my life, he is named after the last name of his paternal grandparent. It was a great way to pay tribute to a beloved family member. It is not widely used. I always get complements on it because it has a very classic tone to it.
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Drakity Drake Drake
- Meanings and history of the name Drake: | Edit
It can mean dweller, dragon, or male duck.
- Famous real-life people named Drake: | Edit
Drake Bell, American actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter, and multi instrumentalist.
Drake (real name is Aubrey Drake Graham), Canadian rapper and actor
Drake Hogestyn, Actor, Days of Our Lives
- Drake in song, story & screen: | Edit
"Drake & Josh" on Nickelodeon
Drake Ford Donuts Store operator in the movie "Where is Like Lemons"