Flake Family History

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Flake Name Meaning

German: topographic name mostly in northwestern Germany for someone who lived near a swamp.

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


Similar surnames: Flak, Lake, Flatt, Flater, Flach, Laske, Flad, Flash, Flamer, Plate

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Flake Family Origin

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Flake Family Occupations

What did your Flake ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Flake occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Flake's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flake. A less common occupation for the Flake family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farm Laborer

    29%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Flake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flake 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 Flake. 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 Flake. For the veterans among your Flake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flake Life Expectancy

What is the average Flake lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Flake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Flake in 1940 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flake 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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