Laake Name Meaning

North German: variant of Laack. Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads near Oslo named Låke, possibly from a river name from Old Norse leka ‘drip’, ‘leak’.

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


Similar surnames: Leake, Laske, Haake, Lake, Balke, Lage, Lande, Laas, Lasky, Raak

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Laake Family Origin

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Laake Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Chair Maker

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Chair Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laake. The most common Laake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Laake's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laake family was Keeping House.

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Laake Historical Records

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Laake Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2004, Laake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laake in 1967 was 83, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laake

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