Jake

Jake

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Jake is a modern, shortened form of the male name Jacob.

Individuals named Jake include:
* Jake Arnott, British novelist
* Jake Gyllenhaal, actor
* Jake Humphrey, children's and football presenter
* Jake LaMotta, former world middleweight champion boxer who was later portrayed by Robert De Niro in the 1980 film "Raging Bull"
* Jake Locker, 2007 starting quarterback for the Washington Huskies
* Jake Long, an offensive tackle for the college football Michigan Wolverines
* Jake Peavy, a National League pitcher for the San Diego Padres
* Jake Plummer, a National Football League quarterback
* Jake "the Snake" Roberts, a professional wrestler
* Jake T. Austin, child actor

Fictional characters named Jake include:
* Jake Featherston, Hitler-like dictator in Harry Turtledove's "Timeline-191" series.
* "", title character in an animated television series which airs on Disney Channel
* Jake, a video game character in the "Ape Escape" series
* Jake, a pet dog of Betty Spaghetty
* Jake, the main character dog in the game Dog's Life
* Jake Fischer, a character played by Ashton Kutcher in the film The Guardian.
* "Jake 2.0", title character in a science fiction television series that aired from 2003 to 2004 on UPN
* Jake Berenson, a character from the "Animorphs" book series by K. A. Applegate
* Jake Spidermonkey, a main character in "My Gym Partner's a Monkey"
* J.J. "Jake" Gittes, the cop turned detective and main character in Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown"
* Jake Blues, lead vocalist of The Blues Brothers Band and one of the main characters in The Blues Brothers film
* Jake Chambers, a boy and one of the main characters in Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series.

Jake may also refer to:
* "The Jake," the former nickname of the Major League Baseball stadium once known as Jacobs Field, now Progressive Field
* Jake brake, a particular brand of engine brake
* Jake, a slang term in the United States for Jamaican ginger extract.
* Jake leg, Jake walk; partial paralysis of the limbs, caused by an adulterant, tricresyl phosphate added to Jamaican ginger during Prohibition
* Jake, a slang term in Scotland for someone uncouth
* Jake, a slang term of high praise for a fireman or a police officer
* Jake, a slang term used in Discordianism to describe a prank, often celebrated on Jake Day
* Jake / Bot2, one of the ROVs used during the filming of the documentary Ghosts of the Abyss
* Jake, jazz era slang meaning "great", as in "everything's jake" or "it's all jake."
* Jake, baseball slang meaning a lazy player or a half-hearted effort, i.e. "He jaked that play."
* Jake the Alligator Man, an oddity on view in Long Beach, Washington
* Less Than Jake, a ska punk band
* Jake, a slang term in England for rough cider
* The Japanese World War 2 reconnaissance floatplane, the Aichi E13A, Allied reporting name "Jake"


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