Stakes Family History

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Stakes Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent post or stake, for example a boundary marker, from Middle English stake ‘post’, ‘stake’, or from the same word used as a nickname for a tall, thin person.

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

Similar surnames: Staker, Sykes, Staves, Stables, Staley, Sales, Stoken, Stokey, Soares

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Stakes Family Origin

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Stakes Family Occupations

What did your Stakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Stakes. 50% of Stakes men worked as a Carpenter and 50% of Stakes women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stakes were Farming and Nurse In Training

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Nurse In Training

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

Stakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Stakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stakes 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 771 immigration records available for the last name Stakes. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Stakes. For the veterans among your Stakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Stakes lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Stakes in 1953 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stakes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stakes 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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