Drake Family History
Drake Surname History
The last name Drake is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Drake family has spread, it has changed making its etymology challenging to uncover. This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Drake last name, Drake etymology, and stories of people with the Drake name. Drake family history has rich origins whose details have been accumulated over the years by Drake family members.
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The evolution of Drake starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
Drake family members have moved around different countries all throughout history. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries, the Drake name may have changed with them.
Drake country of origin
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The nationality of Drake can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Drake may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Drake
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The meaning of Drake come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Drake originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- Maria Drake 1698 - ?
- Elizabeth Dearborn Drake 1717 - ?
- Mercy or Mary DROKE Drake 1709 - 1754
- Elizabeth Drake
- Effie Drake
- Nannie Drake 1875 - ?
- Sarah Drake Wolcott 1686 - 1747
- Elizabeth Drake 1826 - 1881
- Mercy Drake Stelle 1683 - 1746
- John Drake
- Robert Drake
- Josephina Drake Friend 1730 - 1800
- Olof Drake 1670 - 1704
- Magnus Drake ? - 1730
- Jessie Drake
- Capt George George Drake, Sr. 1650 - 1710
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Famous people named Drake
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Drake
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Drake. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Drake family
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Drake spelling variations
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Last names like Drake vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Drake were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Drake. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Drake family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.