Yakes Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Czech Jakeš (see Jakes).

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


Similar surnames: Jakes, Yake, Eakes, Yakel, Cates, Eales, Takes, Bakes, Kares, Ales

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Yakes Family Origin

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Yakes Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    50%
  • Platelayer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Yakes occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 50% of Yakes's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer and Platelayer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yakes.

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Yakes Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Yakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Yakes in 1962 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yakes

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