Jakes Family History

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Jakes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jack 1. Czech (Jakeš): from a derivative of the personal name Jakub, Czech form of Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: James, Janes, Bakes, Jukes, Oakes, Akes, Yakes, Jakel, Takes, Janos

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Jakes Family Origin

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Jakes Family Occupations

What did your Jakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Jakes. 24% of Jakes men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Jakes women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jakes were Agent and Hosedamer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Helper
  • Hosedamer

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

Jakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Jakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jakes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jakes. 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 Jakes. For the veterans among your Jakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Jakes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Jakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jakes in 1948 was 31, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jakes 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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