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See also: blake and blakė



A surname derived from either English black, from Old English blæc (black) or from Old English blāc (pale, fair, shining, white), or as an anglicisation of Irish Ó Bláthmaic.


  • IPA(key): /bleɪk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪk

Proper noun[edit]

Blake (countable and uncountable, plural Blakes)

  1. (countable) A surname.
    1. An English surname transferred from the nickname.
    2. A surname from Irish.
  2. (countable) A unisex given name
    1. A male given name transferred from the surname.
    2. (rather rare) A female given name transferred from the surname.
  3. An unincorporated community in Owsley, Kentucky, United States

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