Meaning:Dark; black; bright; shining; pale
Blake is a gender-neutral name of British origin, meaning “black,” “dark,” “bright,” “shining,” or “pale.” It is derived from the Old English auto-antonym blac, which means both “white” or “pale” and “black” or “dark,” making its true intended meaning rather mysterious. These colors are often symbolic of night and day, with the “shining” and “bright” elements of the name possibly representing the sun and stars. However you choose to interpret the name, Blake offers you a world of inspiration to draw from.

Famous People Named Blake

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  • Blake Griffin
    Basketball Player
  • Blake Michael
    TV Actor
  • Blake Shelton
  • William Blake
    Artist, Poet
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