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Akes Name Meaning

North German (Frisian): patronymic of the Old Frisian personal name Ake, a variant of Ag(g)o (see Agena). English: variant of Akers.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ames, Oakes, Ake, Aken, Aker, Jakes, Ades, Ales, Kes, Anes

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Akes Family Origin

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Akes Family Occupations

What did your Akes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Akes occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Akes's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akes. A less common occupation for the Akes family was Farming.

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    8%

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Akes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Akes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Akes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Akes. For the veterans among your Akes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akes Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Akes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Akes in 1953 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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