Yakes Family History

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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

What did your Yakes ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Platelayer


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

Yakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yakes 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Yakes. 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 446 military records available for the last name Yakes. For the veterans among your Yakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Yakes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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