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Drakes Name Meaning

English: variant of Drake. In some cases, perhaps an Americanized form of a like-sounding cognate in some other language.

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


Similar surnames: Drake, Dravis, Rakes, Draves, Dragos, Dickes, Rokes, Oakes, Dawes

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Drakes Family Origin

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Drakes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Drakes family was Servant. The most common Drakes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Drakes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drakes.

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Drakes Life Expectancy

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