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Bakas Family History

Bakas Surname Meaning

Greek:: nickname for a small rotund man from Albanian baq ‘lower part of the belly’. It may also be a shortened form of surnames beginning with Bak- as a prefix such as Bakogiannis ‘Belly John’. alternatively but less likely a nickname from Latin baca ‘berry’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Barbas, Balas, Basa, Papas, Ballas, Makos, Bayus, Bakos, Baker, Baas

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Where is the Bakas family from?

You can see how Bakas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bakas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bakas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Bakas families living in Northamptonshire. This was about 30% of all the recorded Bakas's in United Kingdom. Northamptonshire had the highest population of Bakas families in 1891.
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What did your Bakas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bakas. 20% of Bakas men worked as a Miner and 100% of Bakas women worked as a Waitress. .

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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

  • Miner
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Cook
    16%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bakas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bakas 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 602 immigration records available for the last name Bakas. 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 Cards

There are 301 military records available for the last name Bakas. For the veterans among your Bakas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bakas lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Bakas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bakas in 1963 was 71, and 75 in 2003.

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