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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 241 people named Akes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Akes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 261 people named Akes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 131 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 48%, or 29 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 21 reported their race as other than white

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As Akes families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • 3 was born in foreign country
  • 20 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were first-generation Americans