Cake Family History

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Cake Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English cake denoting a flat loaf made from fine flour (Old Norse kaka), hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker who specialized in fancy breads. It was first attested as a surname in the 13th century (Norfolk, Northamptonshire).

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

Similar surnames: Cane, Cage, Rake, Cape, Cade, Lake, Cave, Care, Ake, Case

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Cake Family Origin

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Cake Family Occupations

What did your Cake ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Shepherd were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cake. The most common Cake occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Cake's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cake family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Shepherd

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cake ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Cake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cake 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cake. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cake. For the veterans among your Cake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cake Life Expectancy

What is the average Cake lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cake in 1960 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cake 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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