Ike Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘lake’. Though listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, this name is not common in the main Japanese islands and is found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands. The word ike is more usually found in compound names such as Ikeda. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Eich.

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

Similar surnames: Ide, Pike, Rike, Ige, Oki, Fike, Ice, Miki, Duke, Mike

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Ike Family Origin

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Ike Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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In 1880, the most common Ike occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ike's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ike family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ike.

Source: Census data for Ike | Data not to scale

Ike Historical Records

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Ike Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Ike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ike in 1951 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ike

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