Ake Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a prominent oak tree, from Middle English ake ‘oak’, or a habitational name from the village of Aike, near Lockington, East Yorkshire, which is named with Old English ac ‘oak’, dative ace ‘(place at) the oak tree’.

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

Similar surnames: Lake, Rake, Akre, Aue, Axe, Ask, Hake, Cake, Arne, Ave

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Ake Family Origin

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Ake Family Occupations

What did your Ake ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ake occupation in the UK was Farmer. 56% of Ake's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Lodging House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ake. A less common occupation for the Ake family was Master Joiner Emp 2 Appr.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Lodging House Keeper

  • Master Joiner Emp 2 Appr


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Ake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ake 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Ake. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Ake. For the veterans among your Ake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ake Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ake in 1951 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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