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The name Blake is of Old English origin, and means black or pale.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Blake has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Blake
Use of the Name Blake for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
110,327 108,666 96,904 49,409 25,710 9,890 4,642
The table below indicates the number of times the name Blake has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Blake first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Blake
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18839095  
1884    
1885    
18866549  
1887    
1888    
1889    
1890    
1891    
18928058  
18939246  
18948717  
1895    
1896    
18979556  
1898    
1899    
1900    
1901    
1902    
19039207  
1904    
1905    
19068639  
1907    
1908    
1909    
1910    
191198312  
1912    
1913    
1914    
1915    
1916    
1917    
1918    
1919    
192097350  
192188462  
1922    
1923    
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933100041  
1934    
1935    
1936    
1937    
1938    
1939    
1940    
1941    
194299945  
194387058  
1944    
194588051  
194678971  
194774086  
194878675  
194973587  
1950590132  
1951584139  
1952481211  
1953485208  
1954434276  
1955442280  
1956450282  
1957454289  
1958413359  
1959394408  
1960378435  
1961350512  
1962335544  
1963330570  
1964360470  
1965365444  
1966377402  
1967365420  
1968387404  
1969346522  
1970355522  
1971372469  
1972366460  
1973369427  
1974375418  
1975333524  
1976318552  
1977301642  
1978288665  
1979276742  
1980237964  
19811591,695  
19821202,344  
19831092,494  
19841032,754  
19851002,916  
19861012,783  
19871052,784  
19881033,097  
1989973,518  
1990914,102935202
1991864,276955198
1992844,392995190
1993834,505964195
1994814,871965192
1995774,818925203
1996844,745991190
1997804,725954206
1998854,606  
1999844,805  
2000805,137  
2001775,340  
2002765,343  
2003795,248  
2004954,642  
Totals:  110,327 1,576

During the last 125 years, parents have used Blake as a boy's name about 98% of the time and less frequently (about 1% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Blake appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 74 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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