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Find more Jakes relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 49 less people named Jakes in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 811 people named Jakes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Jakes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 762 people named Jakes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 115 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • 28% were children
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • 159 were first-generation Americans
  • 20% were first-generation Americans
  • 74 were born in foreign countries