Bakas Family History

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Bakas Name Meaning

nickname for a small, rotund man, from Albanian baq, baqth ‘lower belly’. It may also be a reduced form of surnames beginning with Bak- as a prefix, such as Bakogiannis ‘Belly John’. offensive nickname from a dialect word meaning ‘fool’.

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

Similar surnames: Barbas, Balas, Basa, Papas, Ballas, Makos, Bayus, Bakos, Baker, Baas

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Bakas Family Origin

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Bakas Family Occupations

What did your Bakas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bakas. The most common Bakas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Bakas's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Retired Farmer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bakas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bakas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bakas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bakas 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 602 immigration records available for the last name Bakas. 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 301 military records available for the last name Bakas. For the veterans among your Bakas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bakas Life Expectancy

What is the average Bakas lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Bakas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bakas in 1963 was 71, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bakas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bakas 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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