Jake meaning

jāk
A firefighter.
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Suitable or satisfactory; fine.
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(slang) Just right; satisfactory.
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A male given name.
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Origin of jake

  • Perhaps from Jake nickname for Jacob or from J-key a portable telegraph key used by firefighters to communicate with the fire station from local telegraph fireboxes

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Originally a medieval variant of Jack, derived from John; today also used as a diminutive form of Jacob and James.

    From Wiktionary