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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Blake.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Blake, William Blakenoun

    visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)


  1. Blakenoun

    anglicised from Ó Bláthmhaic.

  2. Blakenoun

    transferred from the surnames.

  3. Blakenoun

    transferred from the surname.

  4. Blakenoun

    An English surname, derived from black, or from Old English blac, pale or fair.

  5. Blakenoun

    A surname anglicised from Irish Ó Bláthmhaic.

  6. Blakenoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  7. Blakenoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname.


  1. blake

    In general, Blake is a gender-neutral given name of Old English origin, meaning either 'black' or 'son of lake'. It's quite popular in English-speaking countries. The name Blake can also refer to several prominent figures, including English poet William Blake and contemporary artists like actor Blake Lively and singer Blake Shelton. In a broader context, it can refer to other objects or places, such as Blake Island in Washington state or businesses like Blake's Lotaburger, a fast-food chain in New Mexico. The meaning of "Blake" may vary depending on the context it is used.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. blake

    Yellow. North of England.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BLAKE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Blake is ranked #447 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Blake surname appeared 73,797 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 25 would have the surname Blake.

    71.2% or 52,551 total occurrences were White.
    22.5% or 16,663 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 1,978 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 1,579 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 620 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 413 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. bleak

  2. Kaleb

  3. kabel

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Blake in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Blake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Blake in a Sentence

  1. Michael Graveley:

    Jacob Blake, while actively resisting, arms Jacob Blake with a knife, it's absolutely incontrovertible that Jacob Blake was armed with a knife during this encounter. ... All the discussion that Jacob Blake's unarmed contradicts even what Jacob Blake Jacob Blake has said multiple times.

  2. William Blake:

    There is no idea so right that there is nothing wrong about it, And nothing so wrong that there isn't something right about it. ~William Blake~

  3. Tucker Carlson:

    On Friday, many of those posts became public, blake Neff was horrified by the story and Blake Neff was ashamed. Friday afternoon Blake Neff resigned from Blake Neff job.

  4. Chris Mellor:

    Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake said.But because of Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake family history with DVT, doesnt that make Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake out of the range of the average patient ? She was out for three hours having multiple procedures. MODEL HAD BREAST IMPLANTS REMOVED AFTER BODY BEGAN REJECTING THEM Blake suggested that it may have been more appropriate for Ms Harvey to have the drugs due to Ms Harvey tummy tuck which would have reduced Ms Harvey mobility while Ms Harvey recovered, making a blood clot more likely. Chris Mellor, representing Transform, said that guidelines about the prescribing of anticoagulant drugs were not firm rules. Whilst there are guidelines, they are not necessarily guidelines that apply to this particular type of surgery.

  5. Blake Flayton:

    I'm Blake Flayton. I'm Blake Flayton. I kill babies. I'm Blake Flayton. I am Blake Flayton. I support ethnic cleansing and colonialism, i get more death threats than my parents would probably like to know about.

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