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Drakes Name Meaning

English: variant of Drake. In some cases, perhaps an Americanized form of a like-sounding cognate in some other language.

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


Similar surnames: Drake, Dravis, Rakes, Draves, Dragos, Dickes, Rokes, Oakes, Dawes

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Drakes Family Origin

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Drakes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Ag Lab Forman

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Drakes family was Ag Lab Forman. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drakes. The most common Drakes occupation in the UK was Farmer. 34% of Drakes's were Farmers.

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Drakes Historical Records

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Drakes Life Expectancy

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