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Cake Family History

Cake Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English cake denoting a flat loaf made from fine flour (Old Norse kaka), hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker who specialized in fancy breads. It was first attested as a surname in the 13th century (Norfolk, Northamptonshire).

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

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Name Distribution of Cake Families

  • Number of Cake families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cake families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cake last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cake census records

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Cake Family Origin

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Cake Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cake

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Cake Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cake census records

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Cake Civil War Service Records

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