Drake Name Meaning & Origin

Drake

Pronunciation: DRAYK (key)

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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Nicknames for Drake

Draker
Drakey
Drayke
Dray
Dray-Dray
Drakity Drake Drake
Drakers
Cowboy
Male Duck
Drakey Poo
Rake

Meanings and history of the name Drake

It can mean dweller, dragon, or male duck.

Famous real-life people named Drake

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

"Drake & Josh" on Nickelodeon
Drake Ford Donuts Store operator in the movie "Where is Like Lemons"

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