Tookes Family History

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Tookes Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Tooke. Perhaps also an altered spelling of Hungarian Tokés, from toke ‘trunk’.

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

Similar surnames: Tukes, Tooker, Tooke, Toles, Stookey, Fooks, Booke, Booker, Tooley

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Tookes Family Origin

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Tookes Family Occupations

What did your Tookes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tailor and Tin Plate Worker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tookes. The most common Tookes occupation in the UK was Tailor. 50% of Tookes's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Tin Plate Worker


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

Tookes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 807 census records available for the last name Tookes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tookes 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 110 immigration records available for the last name Tookes. 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 255 military records available for the last name Tookes. For the veterans among your Tookes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tookes Life Expectancy

What is the average Tookes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tookes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tookes in 1957 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tookes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tookes 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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