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Origin Of The Surname Lake

Meaning Of The Surname Lake

Lives by a Lake

Interesting Facts About Lake

Lake comes from the Old English ‘lacu’ which referred to an area of water and is where we got our modern term ‘lake’. This surname would have been topographical, and given to a person who lived next to a lake. There are also villages with the name ‘Lake’ so the surname could possibly be locational.

Lake Statistics

Lake is the number 844 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 11,464 share the surname Lake in the UK.

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