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Taake Family History

Taake Name Meaning

German (Frisian): probably a variant of Taacks from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with theod ‘people’.

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


Similar surnames: Tanke, Bake, Harke, Tagge, Hacke, Taffe, Haake, Kaake, Laake, Tank

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Where is the Taake family from?

You can see how Taake families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taake family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Taake families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Taake family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Taake's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Taake families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Taake surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Taake ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taake. 42% of Taake men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Taake women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taake were Clerk and Stenographer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Teacher
    30%
  • Stenographer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Taake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taake census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 142 immigration records available for the last name Taake. 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 Cards

There are 219 military records available for the last name Taake. For the veterans among your Taake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Taake lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Taake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Taake in 1961 was 61, and 89 in 2004.

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