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This also could be a short form of Jacob.
-- LindsayHansen  4/14/2005
I love the name Jake. It's a very hot name. Sounds very masculine.
-- Anonymous User  3/31/2006
I know a legend in Japan named Jake.
-- Anonymous User  3/31/2006
I like the name Jake, it is rugged and strong. Not overused either.
-- Anonymous User  4/26/2006
The name is alright, but kinda plain and boring.
-- Anonymous User  6/29/2006
Name of the gorgeous actor Jake Gyllenhaal! Can also be a pet form of Jacob.
-- emeraldstar  7/11/2006
I like this name by itself, without Jacob. I've met a couple of Jacobs and, to put it mildly, they've ruined the name for me.
-- skatergirl2  9/29/2006
I adore the name Jake, my second son would be Jake. He would be Jake Alfie. I love it so much, so simple and natural.
-- hanzdouglas  10/6/2006
My brother's name is Jacob, but goes by Jake. My mom was influenced by the John Wayne movie, Big Jake.

Also Jake Chambers is a leading character in the Dark Tower series by Stephen King.
-- jess6214  10/19/2006
My brother is named Jacob but always goes by Jake. I like the name a lot. It really suits him. He's fun and outgoing and always likeable (unless he's being annoying - but he's my brother, what can I say?) I really like the name though. It's cool.
-- Anonymous User  10/26/2006
Jake is one of the main characters in the childrens' science fiction series "Animorphs" by K.A. Applegate.
-- wishenough  12/19/2006
Cute name. I like it better than Jacob. But I can't see it being a good name when he's say, a grandpa.
-- gracielou16  1/22/2007
The singer for the band Neva Dinova is named Jake Bellows.
-- Anonymous User  3/12/2007
Jake Shears is the lead singer of the band Scissor Sisters.
-- Groovey9433  4/9/2007
The only Jake I know used it as a short form of James.
-- spaz123  5/13/2007
I think this should be listed as a nickname for Jacob, also---being as Jacob's the most popular name being given these days and Jake is the usual nickname. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  6/8/2007
This was the name of the protagonist of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises.
-- Anonymous User  7/1/2007
My friend's name is Jake. I think it's a cute name, and it suits him well.
-- Hato-chan  7/6/2007
There's a song called "Feed Jake", I believe. It's about this guy praying to God that if he should die before he wakes, would God have someone feed his dog, Jake.
-- oOoVonnieBabyoOo  7/13/2007
My brother's name is Jacob aka Jake! My mom really loves the name Jacob. My dad didn't like Jacob, so my mom said they can call him Jake as a nickname after the John Wayne move, Big Jake!
-- joanie2007  8/5/2007
On Hannah Montana, Cody Linkley plays Jake Ryan.
-- Anonymous User  8/20/2007
I love the name Jake for a girl.
-- torioso  10/18/2007
In "Young Americans", the WB summer premiere of 2000, one of the lead characters was a girl called Jake, short for Jacqueline - played by Katherine Moennig. She attended an all-boy's school trying to get attention from her mother.
-- Anonymous User  10/18/2007
Jake Shears, born Jason Sellards is the lead singer of the Scissor Sisters alongside Ana Matronic. Jake is favourited among the likes of Kylie Minogue and Elton John & his influences include Roxy Music, David Bowie & Elton John. Jake is well known for his flamboyancy on stage, his elaborate, sparkly costumes, and his hugely falsetto voice.
-- name_obsession  12/2/2007
I don't like this name as a shortened form of Jacob. I much prefer it as a real name.
-- Patricia Underwood  2/16/2008
Jake T. Austin is an actor on Wizzards of Waverly Place, a new Disney Channel show.
-- Patricia Underwood  2/16/2008
My son's name is Jake I hate the name Jacob, and absolutely love the name Jake. It is such an attractive name. I think it all started with "Jake Ryan" in the movie Sixteen Candles. I thought he was so hot and the name stuck with me.
-- rivhern  7/27/2008
I really like this name. It has a boyish charm, yet; it can by strong and manly too. I don't like the name Jacob (maybe because of the association with Jacob Marley in Ebeneezer Scrooge's Christmas Carol) and I would never name a girl Jake.
-- KayeKiLa  8/13/2008
Jake is such a boring, flavorless name. There are like 50000 Jakes at my school.
-- Anonymous User  10/3/2009
Jake has quickly been gaining popularity in the US. Why I don't know. Jack is better. Jake makes me think of a jock or bartender.
-- anonymous111  2/4/2010
The sound of this name is very abrupt. I dislike Jake.
-- Athena Nike  4/4/2010
This name is overused. I know, like four+ Jakes. Not that it's a bad name; it's just too common for me.
-- Anonymous User  8/25/2010
My stepbrother has this name. I think it's pretty nice.
-- Chrila96  10/9/2010
This is the name of the main protagonist in the 2009 movie Avatar, Jake Sully.
-- Zanizaila  10/21/2010
Since I see how many people like this name, I won't be too harsh. But I honestly dislike this name. (I know at least six Jakes). Very overused. I don't like how it sounds, in other words. It gives me the image of an obnoxious football player (though I am sure there are plenty of kindhearted Jakes out there, don't get me wrong). But I respect the opinion of those who like it.
-- Anonymous User  11/7/2010
Jake the Dog is one of the two main characters of the cartoon Adventure Time.
-- bathos  11/25/2010
I love Jake, but it will always be diminutive for me. It'll always be a nickname for me, rather than a real name.
-- xsai  6/3/2011
Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor.
-- Anonymous User  1/8/2012
Though names like this are normally not my style, Jake is one of my favorite boys names. Which is strange since I don't even really like Jacob. I picture Jake as either an adorable, brown haired little boy who is very active and kinda cheeky, or a 20-30 year old guy who is really laid back. Definitely a great name, I'd prefer to meet ten million Jakes over another that rhymes with Aiden.
-- SlimHobbit  3/15/2013
Jake English from Andrew Hussie's MS Paint Adventure webcomic Homestuck.
-- allanbunny  3/31/2014

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