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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    16%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Agrl Labr

    2%

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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Jakes Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakes

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