Blake Family History

Meaning of surname: Blake

Blake is a surname or a given name which originated from Old English. Its derivation is uncertain; it could come from "blac", a nickname for someone who had dark hair or skin, or from "blaac", a nickname for someone with pale hair or skin.[1] Another theory is that it is a corruption of "Ap Lake", meaning "Son of Lake".[2]

We found 2,817,301 Genealogy and Family History Records for Blake in our Newspaper Archive.

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8,316 Government Documents
257 Historical Books
25,915 Social Security Death Records

Blake Surname

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