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Oaks Family History

Oaks Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Oakes.Americanized form of Jewish Ochs.

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

285,626 Historical Documents with Oaks on Ancestry.com
62,361 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,297 Military Records
1,865 Immigration Records
50,445 Census and Voter Lists
162,658 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Oaks Families

  • Number of Oaks families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Oaks families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Oaks families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Oaks census records

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Oaks Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Oaks families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Oaks Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Oaks families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Oaks

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Oaks Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Oaks census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Oaks ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Oaks Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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