Its source is blaec, an Old English name meaning "Black."
This boy's name is used in English.
The name Blake ranked 79th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics, 342nd in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census and 64th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1994 US Census.
This name first made its appearance on state popularity lists of the 1990s, and has been trending upward in usage ever since.
This name could also be derived from the Old English blac, meaning ''pale.''
Stage and Screen
Blake Edwards (born 1922)
American producer and director. Married to singer and actress Julie Andrews. Original name: William Blake McEdwards.