US Popularity:10248
Meaning:Man of the watch, watchman
For the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, there’s Wake—a masculine name with British roots. Originally an occupational surname, Wake means “man of the watch” or “watchman,” well-suited for an observant little tyke who can’t keep their eyes off you. Wake as a noun has several definitions, including to arise from sleep, a vigil, and a word for annual festivals held in parts of northern England. A certain archbishop of Canterbury, William Wake, famously bore this crisp surname—lending an air of nobility and charity to the title.

Wake Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Wake is currently #10248 in U.S. births
Boy:Wake is currently #3481 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 633
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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