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Takes Name Meaning

Greek: reduced form of any surname ending in -takis, such as Anagnostakis or Kostantakis. Such a surname would involve a proper name stem ending in -t and the patronymic suffix -akis. This patronymic is particularly common in Crete, where it was adopted massively in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Jakes, Eakes, Oakes, Tates, Baker, Tukes, Akes, Tate, Eales

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Takes Family Origin

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Takes Family Occupations

What did your Takes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Takes. 17% of Takes men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Takes women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Takes were Labor and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Labor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Packer
    13%
  • Assembler
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

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

Takes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Takes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Takes 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Takes. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Takes. For the veterans among your Takes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Takes Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Takes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Takes in 1963 was 76, and 79 in 2003.

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