Ike Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘lake’. Though listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, this name is not common in the main Japanese islands and is found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands. The word ike is more usually found in compound names such as Ikeda. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Eich.

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

Similar surnames: Ide, Pike, Rike, Ige, Oki, Fike, Ice, Miki, Duke, Mike

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Ike Family Origin

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Ike Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ike. 26% of Ike men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Ike women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ike were Manager and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Laundress
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ike Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Ike Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ike in 1951 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

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