Yake Family History

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Yake Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Jach.

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


Similar surnames: Yakel, Bake, Yakes, Hake, Yanke, Fake, Nace, Yach, Baker, Taake

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Yake Family Origin

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Yake Family Occupations

What did your Yake ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blacksmith (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Yake. 12% of Yake men worked as a Blacksmith (retired) and 77% of Yake women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yake were Engineers Fitter Labourer and Weaver Retired Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blacksmith (retired)
    12%
  • Brown Labourer Skilled Fitter Machinist
    12%
  • Engineers Agent Still Gemmatal
    12%
  • Engineers Fitter Labourer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Cleaner
    8%
  • Shorthand Typist
    8%
  • Weaver Retired Unpaid Domestic Duties
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Yake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yake 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 383 immigration records available for the last name Yake. 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 680 military records available for the last name Yake. For the veterans among your Yake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yake Life Expectancy

What is the average Yake lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Yake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Yake in 1958 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yake 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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