Cake Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English cake denoting a flat loaf made from fine flour (Old Norse kaka), hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker who specialized in fancy breads. It was first attested as a surname in the 13th century (Norfolk, Northamptonshire).

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Cage, Rake, Cape, Cade, Lake, Cave, Care, Ake, Case

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Cake Family Origin

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Cake Family Occupations

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  • Barkeeper

    25%
  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • G.W. R...

    25%

In 1881, Barkeeper, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cake. A less common occupation for the Cake family was G.W. R.... The most common Cake occupation in Canada was Barkeeper. 25% of Cake's were Barkeepers.

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Cake Historical Records

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Cake Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Cake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cake in 1960 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cake

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