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"BLAKE. From Old English (Anglo-Saxon) bide, pale, wan, of complexion. Luce Blake was tenant of land in Waldefgate, Berwick, c. 1266 (Kelso, 47), and Atkyn Blake was a charter witness in Ayr c. 1340 (Friars Ayr, p. 15). Thomas Blaik was a notary in Thornhill in 1627 (RPC., 2. ser. n, p. 27), John Blaik in Upper Cassie and John Blaik in Upper Dumfedfing are in record in 1684, and William Bleak in Castlehill in the same year (RPC., 3. ser. x, p. 218, 219). Five of the name are recorded in the Edinburgh Marriage Records. T. Blake, a Scot, was the first Briton to reach the city of Mexico 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Blind Blake||"Blind" Blake (born Arthur Blake, circa 1893, Jacksonville, Florida; died: circa 1933) was an influential blues singer and guitarist.|
|William Blake||William Blake (28 November 1757?12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.|
|Eubie Blake||James Hubert Blake (February 7, 1887 ? February 12, 1983) was an American composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music.|
|Peter Blake||Sir Peter Thomas Blake, CBE, RDI, (born 25 June 1932, in Dartford, Kent) is an English pop artist, best known for his design of the sleeve for the Beatles' album "Sgt.|
|Peter Blake||Peter Blake (born 8 December 1948 in Selkirk, Scotland) is a British actor.|
|Peter Blake||Sir Peter James Blake, KBE (1 October 1948 in Auckland ? 6 December 2001 in Brazil) was a New Zealand yachtsman who won the Whitbread Round the World Race, the Jules Verne Trophy ? setting the fastest time around the world of 74 days 22 hours 17 minutes 22 seconds on catamaran "Enza", and led his country to successive victories in the "America"?s Cup.|
|Robert Blake||Robert Blake (1599 ? 17 August 1657) was one of the most important military commanders of the Commonwealth of England, and one of the most famous English admirals of the 17th century.|
|Robert Blake||Robert Blake (September 18, 1933) is an Italian-American actor who starred in the film "In Cold Blood" and the U.|
|Quentin Blake||Quentin Saxby Blake, CBE, FCSD, RDI, (born 16 December 1932 in Sidcup, Kent) is an English cartoonist, illustrator and children's author, well known for his collaborations with writer Roald Dahl.|
|James Blake||James Riley Blake (born December 28, 1979 in Yonkers, New York, United States) is a professional tennis player and currently the fourth-highest ranked American, 44rd in the world (as of November 16, 2009).|
|Rob Blake||Robert Bowlby Blake (born December 10, 1969) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and team captain of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).|
|George Blake||George Blake (born George Behar, November 11, 1922) is a former British spy known for having been a double agent in the service of the Soviet Union.|
|Gordon Blake||Gordon Aylesworth Blake (July 22, 1910 ? September 1, 1997) was a U.|
|Henry Arthur Blake||Sir Henry Arthur Blake GCMG, DL (Chinese Translated Name: ??; 1840-1918) was a British colonial administrator, Governor of Hong Kong from 1898 to 1903.|
|Jason Blake||Jason Blake (born September 2, 1973, Moorhead, Minnesota) is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL).|
|Amanda Blake||Amanda Blake (February 20, 1929 ? August 16, 1989) was an American actress best known for the role of the red-haired saloon proprietress "Miss Kitty Russell" on the television drama "Gunsmoke".|
|Nzinga Blake||Nzinga Blake is an American / Sierra Leonean actress and writer currently a host on Current TV.|
|Madge Blake||Madge Blake (May 31, 1899 ? February 19, 1969) was an American character actress most famous for her role as Aunt Harriet Cooper on ABC's "Batman" TV series of the 1960s.|
|Steve Blake||Steven Hanson Blake (born February 26, 1980 in Hollywood, Florida) is an American professional basketball player at the point guard position.|
|Norman Blake||Norman Blake (born March 10, 1938 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) is an instrumentalist, vocalist, and songwriter.|
|David Valentine Jardine Blake||Major General David Valentine Jardine Blake (born 10 November 1887 in Parramatta - ???) was a notable member of the Australian Army in both World War I and World war II, rising to the rank of Major General.|
|Toe Blake||Hector "Toe" Blake'", CM (August 21, 1912?? May 17, 1995) was a Canadian ice hockey player and coach in the National Hockey League (NHL).|
|Jeff Blake||Jeff Bertrand Coleman Blake (born December 4, 1970 in Daytona Beach, Florida) is a retired American football quarterback who played in the National Football League.|
|James "Spanish" Blake||James "Spanish" Blake (died 1630) was an Irish spy.|
|Gillian Blake||Gillian Blake (born 10 May 1949, Buckingham) is a retired British actress who became well-known in the early 1970s as Dora in "Follyfoot".|
|Robbie Blake||Robert James "Robbie" Blake (born 4 March 1976) is an English footballer who plays for Burnley initially as a striker but increasingly as a Midfielder.|
|Thomas Blake||Thomas Blake, Jr.|
|James F. Blake||James Fred Blake (April 14, 1912 ? March 21, 2002) was the bus driver whom Rosa Parks defied in 1955, prompting the Montgomery Bus Boycott.|
|Katharine Blake||Katharine Blake (born 1970) is a British singer, songwriter and musician originally from London.|
|Noel Blake||Noel Blake (born 12 January 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a retired footballer.|
|Bud Blake||Julian Blake, aka Bud Blake (February 13, 1918, Nutley, New Jersey, United States - December 26, 2005, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine) was an American cartoonist best known for his comic strip "Tiger", about a group of suburban boyhood pals.|
|Nathan Blake||Nathan Alexander Blake (born 27 January 1972, Cardiff) is a Welsh former professional footballer, who played in the English Premier League for several clubs and also represented his country at international level.|
|Bobby Blake||Bobby Blake (born Edgar Gaines in 1958 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a retired African American pornographic actor best known as a dominant top in gay adult films.|
|Julia Blake||Julia Blake (born 1936 in London, England) is a British-born actress based in Australia.|
|Mervyn Blake||Mervyn Alexander Clifford Blake, CM (30 November 1907 ? 9 October 2003) was a Canadian stage actor.|
|Walter Blake||Sir Walter Blake, (bef.|
|Ashley Blake||Ashley Blake (born 1969 in Lozells, Birmingham, England,) is a former television presenter and newsreader.|
|Lillie Devereux Blake||Lillie Devereux Blake (1835?1913) was an American woman suffragist and reformer, born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and educated in New Haven, Connecticut.|
|William Hume Blake||William Hume Blake, QC (10 March 1809 ? 5 November 1870) was a Canadian jurist and politician.|
|William Phipps Blake||William Phipps Blake (June 1, 1826 ? May 1910) was an American mineralogist and geologist.|
|Mickey Blake||Francis "Mickey" Blake - (October 31, 1912 ? June 23, 2000) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played 3 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Maroons, St.|
|Michael Blake||Michael Blake (born july 5, 1945) is an American author, best known for his film adaptation of his novel "Dances with Wolves".|
|Rod Blake||Rod Blake (born 15 June 1952) is a former Australian rules football ruckman whose career spanned a thirteen-year period beginning in 1971.|
|John Blake||John Blake (born March 6, 1961 in Rockford, Illinois) is the defensive line coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels football team, a position he has held since 2007.|
|Jay Don Blake||Jay Don Blake (born October 28, 1958) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.|
|Robert Blake||Robert Blake was a Union Navy sailor during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor.|
|Joseph Blake||Joseph "Blueskin" Blake ("baptised" 31 October 1700 - 11 November 1724) was an 18th century English highwayman and felon.|
|Rockwell Blake||Rockwell Blake (born January 10, 1951 in Plattsburgh, New York) is an American operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in Rossini operas.|
|Darcy Blake||Darcy James Blake (born 13 December, 1988 in New Tredegar, Caerphilly) is a Welsh professional footballer.|
|Henry Blake||Henry Blake (1837?1871) was the first New Dungeness Lighthouse keeper.|
|Eunan Blake||Eunan Blake (born in Letterkenny, Co.|
|Robert Blake||Robert Sarazin Blake, now more commonly known by his middle name and surname, Sarazin Blake, is an American singer-songwriter hailing from Bellingham, WA.|
|Peter Blake||Peter Blake is a Co-Executive Producer with the Fox TV show "House".|
|Wilfred Blake||Wilfred Blake was a first class cricketer who had the distinction of playing for both Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Lancashire County Cricket Club in his brief 3 match career.|
|Josh Blake||Josh Blake born as Joshua Buxbaum (January 7, 1975 in New York City) is an American actor best known for his role Jake Ochmonek, in the sitcom "ALF".|
|Bob Blake||Louis Robert "Bob" Blake (August 16, 1914 ? November 26, 2008) was an American ice hockey player who played with the Boston Bruins in the 1935-1936 National Hockey League season.|
|Thomas H. Blake||Thomas Holdsworth Blake (June 14, 1792 ? November 28, 1849) was a U.|
|Harrison G. O. Blake||Harrison Gray Otis Blake (March 17, 1818 ? April 16, 1876) was a U.|
|H. Emerson Blake||H.|
|Phil Blake||Phil Blake is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 90s.|
|Sheriff Blake||John Frederick "Sheriff" Blake (September 17, 1899 in Ansted, West Virginia - October 31, 1982 in Beckley, West Virginia), is a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1920-1931 and 1937.|
|Pamela Blake||Pamela Blake (August 6, 1915 ? October 6, 2009) was an American film actress.|
|John L. Blake||John Lauris Blake (March 25, 1831, Boston, Massachusetts - October 10, 1899, West Orange, New Jersey) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 6th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1879 to 1881.|
|Marty Blake||Marty Blake (born 1927) is the Director of Scouting Services for the National Basketball Association and founder of Marty Blake and Associates, a basketball scouting firm.|
|Alex Blake||Alexander James Blake (born 25 January 1989 in Farnborough) is an English cricketer.|
|Mark Blake||Mark Anthony Blake (born 16 December 1970 in Nottingham, England) is a former English professional footballer who played in midfield for seven clubs.|
|Patrick Blake||Patrick Blake (March 6, 1846 ? November 20, 1909) was a businessman and politician in Prince Edward Island, Canada.|
|Noah Blake||Noah Luther Blake (born February 1, 1965) is an American television, film, and stage actor.|
|Lewis Blake||Lewis Blake (born June 1946) is a British poet and artist.|
|William Blake||William "Tulsa Jack" Blake (1859? - April 4, 1895) was an outlaw of the Old West, and member of the Wild Bunch gang.|
|Richard H. Blake||Richard H.|
|Harry Blake||Harry Cooper Blake (June 16, 1874 in Portsmouth, Ohio - October 14, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois) was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball who played in the late 19th century.|
|Blue Blake||Blue Blake is a British porn director and former porn star.|
|James Henry Blake||James Henry Blake (October 7, 1808 ? August 1, 1874) was the City Marshal of Boston from 1840-1845, Blake was the son of Edward Blake and Sarah (Parkman) Blake and nephew of Dr.|
|Jere Blake||John "Jere" Blake (1875 ? 15 February 1933) was a Welsh rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cardiff and international rugby for Wales.|
|Tony Blake||Antony John "Tony" Blake (born 26 February 1927) is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham City and Gillingham.|
|Herbert Blake||Herbert Blake (born 26 August, 1894 in Bristol?died 1958) was a professional footballer who played for Bristol City, Tottenham Hotspur and Kettering Town.|
|Scott Blake||Scott Blake was born in Tampa, Florida is the autumn of 1976.|
|Martin J. Blake||Martin J.|
|John Henry Blake||John Henry Blake, Irish land agent, born 1808, died 29 June 1882.|
|Edmond Blake||Edmond Blake, last Mayor of the old Galway Corporation, born 1803, died 1895.|
|John Blake||John Blake (Mayor), third Mayor of Galway, 1487-1488.|
|Joe Blake||John Joseph "Joe" Blake (1882 ? 23 February 1931) was an English footballer who played as an outside-forward for Southampton in the early part of the twentieth century.|
|Russell Blake||Russell Timothy Blake (born 24 July 1935) is an English former professional footballer who played for Colchester United.|
|Sally Blake||Sally Blake, Irish landowner and duelist, 1774-1870.|