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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Blake
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Blake in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Blake:
Records indicate that 150,654 boys in the United States have been named Blake since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 6,008 people in the U.S. were given the name Blake. Those people are now 7 years old.
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Comments about the name Blake
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17 Positive Comments
"I am from China, I named myself Blake because you could pick up a "lake" from it, which means water, and there is water in my Chinese name as well, which is BO, representing the BO Sea near my hometown.
I really love this name for both its meaning and pronunciation. Blake rocks!" Jul. 19, 2019:
"As a man bearing the Blake name i find it very wonderful" May. 19, 2017:
"Blake is a powerful name, both for men and women, and it is different from the typical Steven, or Jonathan, but is not to different to be looked at differently" Aug. 27, 2010:
"My name is Blake, I love it. I feel it is a strong name and I often get complimented on it" May. 2, 2009:
"I really like the name Blake!
It sounds very unique, attratctive, and strong!" Jan. 22, 2009:
"My son's name is Blake. I chose it because it is strong. Also a big factor was that i wanted a name that was almost impossible to misspell or mispronounce." Mar. 4, 2008:
"I also named my son after Blake Carrington on Dynasty. The name fits him well--masculine, confident, and intriguing." Jan. 13, 2008:
"Blake is our son's name as well. We picked this name for several reasons. It's strong, masculine and unique. Our son loves being the only Blake at his school too. He's athletic, friendly and popular. We love his name!!!" Jan. 8, 2008:
"Our son is Blake and we love it! He is strong, fearless and the name is perfect. We wanted something unique, but not too different. This name is just what we were looking for!" Dec. 29, 2007:
"Blake is the name of my seven year old son. I chose it because I felt it was different, but still masculine and not too trendy. Even though the name has become more popular, he is still the only Blake in his class." Sep. 10, 2007:
"My young grandson is named Blake. I think it is a brilliant name. Not very popular in Scotland yet!!" Feb. 3, 2007:
"My young grandson is called Blake, I think it's a brilliant name, not very common in Scotland yet!" Jan. 27, 2007:
"Blake is my name and I have to say that it's been nice to have a kind of unique name because there aren't really a LOT of people that are named Blake." Jan. 13, 2007:
"nice name it has, become more popular over the years" Nov. 15, 2006:
"Our son is named Blake. We love it and people always comment that it is such a nice, strong name." Jul. 11, 2006:
"Blake is my boyfriends name and I love him very much! I like the name Blake, i really love him" Mar. 6, 2006:
"This name is my nephew's and yeah he is not born yet but soon he will be" Jan. 27, 2006:
5 Neutral Comments
"My name is Blake, its alright. Never a fan of one syllable names. Everyone thinks I say Mike." Nov. 17, 2009:
"My name is Blake Whittington. My dad named me after the character on the TV show Dynatsy, Blake Carrington. He thought that the name sounded very stately and important. I am now 16, and I believe that my dad was right, because I feel very confident about my name. I believe that Blake is a great name for anyone who wants to choose a name for their son that sounds very masculine and unique, but not too outlandish." Jan. 9, 2008:
"My son's name is Blake. We went with it because it is so unique. He rocks the name. He is so not a Jon or Mike. Rock on Blake." Nov. 25, 2007:
"I have a guy-friend whose name is Blake and it suits him well. It is a reserved name, rather quite, yet with a sense of an interesting past. It's a very nice name." Oct. 28, 2007:
"My name is Blake Carrington and I am 90 years old." Mar. 9, 2007:
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