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Dake Family History

Dake Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of German Deike .

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


Similar surnames: Drake, Dalke, Dale, Hake, Kapke, Cale, Darke, Danke, Dade, Pake

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Where is the Dake family from?

You can see how Dake families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dake family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dake families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 51 Dake families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Dake's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dake families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dake surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dake ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Pensioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dake. 50% of Dake men worked as a Pensioner and 74% of Dake women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dake were Public Works Labour and Domestic Servant. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Pensioner
    50%
  • Public Works Labour
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Nurse
    6%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Dake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dake 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dake. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dake. For the veterans among your Dake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dake lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dake in 1945 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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