Raikes Family History

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Raikes Name Meaning

English: variant of Rake.

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


Similar surnames: Rakes, Raines, Rake, Gailes, Backes, Rayes, Barkes, Rains, Bankes

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Raikes Family Origin

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Raikes Family Occupations

What did your Raikes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farmers Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Raikes. The most common Raikes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Raikes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farmers Son

    25%

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

Raikes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Raikes Life Expectancy

What is the average Raikes lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Raikes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Raikes in 1947 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raikes 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.

Famous Raikes Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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