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The name Drake is of Middle English origin, and means male duck.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Drake 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 Drake
Use of the Name Drake for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
14,812 14,812 14,430 10,792 6,050 2,371 1,246
The table below indicates the number of times the name Drake has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Drake first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1961, 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 Drake
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
196186877  
196294165  
1963    
196497861  
196587870  
196699554  
1967    
196899455  
1969    
1970    
1971    
1972    
1973    
1974    
1975    
1976    
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981    
1982    
198397881  
1984    
1985892103  
1986823122  
1987785138  
1988623228  
1989593271  
1990539341  
1991479424  
1992425525  
1993349681  
1994340724  
1995326796  
1996305867  
1997286974  
19982691,056  
19992811,049  
20002611,267  
20012621,244  
20022661,168  
20032741,125  
20042621,246  
Totals:  14,812 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Drake as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Drake appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 27 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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