Blake

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the surname deriving from either

1) Old English blæc = 'black' (see also Blakkr) [1]

or

2) Old English blac = 'bright', 'shining', 'pale', 'wan' (related to Blanca) [1]

Related Names

Blake Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Blakesson Iceland

Female

Blakesdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Blake
Genitive: Blakes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Blake
Genitive: Blaken
Partitive: Blakea
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Blake
Accusative: Blake
Dative: Blake
Genitive: Blakes
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Blake
Genitive: Blakes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Blake
Genitive: Blakes

Further Information

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 P. H. Reaney and R. M. Wilson: Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames (2005)
  2. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is