Rake Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pass or narrow valley, from Old English hraca ‘throat’, or a habitational name from any of the minor places deriving their name from this word, such as Rake in Devon or The Rake in Sussex. English and Dutch: from Middle English, Middle Dutch rake ‘rake’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such implements or as a nickname for a tall thin man. (The expression ‘lean as a rake’ is found in Chaucer.)

List of People with Surname Rake

According to our database, there are a total of 366 people with the surname Rake. Among these people surnamed Rake, there are about 148 unique names, with an average of 2 people who have the same name. Robert Rake, James Rake and David Rake are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Rake, with 12, 10 and 9 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Rake, with a total of 39 people, and there are a total of 33 unique names among these people. Pennsylvania is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rake, with a total of 40 people and an average of 32 unique names.