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Jukes Surname Meaning

English (West Midlands): variant of Jewkes .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Tukes, Jules, Jakes, Lukes, Duke, Janes, Juers, Kunes, Rudes, Luke

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Where is the Jukes family from?

You can see how Jukes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jukes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jukes families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 549 Jukes families living in Staffordshire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Jukes's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Jukes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jukes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jukes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Jukes. 14% of Jukes men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Jukes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jukes were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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

  • General Labourer
    14%
  • Gardener
    6%
  • Builders Labourer
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Jukes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jukes 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Jukes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Jukes. For the veterans among your Jukes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jukes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Jukes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jukes in 1956 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

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