Rokes Name Meaning

variant of Roke, a topographic name for someone who lived near an oak tree (see Oak), from a misdivision of Middle English atter oke ‘at the oak’. Roke in Oxfordshire and Rock in Worcestershire are named in this way, and so the surname may be habitational in some cases. possibly a variant of Rock 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rodes, Rokos, Roes, Roker, Reker, Romes, Rocke, Rogus, Roles, Dokes

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Rokes Family Occupations

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  • Agri Labourer

    50%
  • Managing Clerk

    50%

In 1881, the most common Rokes occupation in the UK was Agri Labourer. 50% of Rokes's were Agri Labourers. Agri Labourer and Managing Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rokes.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Rokes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rokes in 1962 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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