An English surname, derived from black (dark haired), or from Old English blac, pale or fair. (proper-noun)
A surname anglicised from Irish Ó Bláthmhaic. (proper-noun)
A male given name transferred from the surnames. (proper-noun)
A female given name transferred from the surname. (proper-noun)
Examples of word Blake
Of course these are honorable and honest scholarly arguments about the truth of the matter, but, again, the truth in Blake is so hard to come by that it's easy to construct the argument either way, making the motivation of his discovererswhat kind of Blake do they want to discover?
Anita Blake is the first series that comes to mind ...
In a world where vampires and were-creatures are legal citizens of the United States, Anita Blake is an animator, raising the dead for a living.
Philip Blake is being moved from right tackle to center.
But Blake is unable to gracefully accept even tentative victories.