Jakes Family History

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Jakes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jack 1. Czech (Jakeš): from a derivative of the personal name Jakub, Czech form of Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: James, Janes, Bakes, Jukes, Oakes, Akes, Yakes, Jakel, Takes, Janos

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Jakes Family Origin

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Jakes Family Occupations

What did your Jakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jakes family was Agrl Labr. The most common Jakes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 16% of Jakes's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jakes.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Agrl Labr


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

Jakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Jakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jakes 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 Jakes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jakes. For the veterans among your Jakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Jakes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Jakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jakes in 1948 was 31, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jakes 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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