Akre Family History

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Akre Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish (Åkre): topographic name for someone living by a piece of plowed land, from an inflected form of aker, åker ‘plowed field’. This is also found as a place name, and so the origin in some cases may be habitational. See Aker.

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


Similar surnames: Aakre, Ake, Barre, Lake, Re, Alme, Lare, Andre, Ahr, Wire

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Akre Family Origin

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Akre Family Occupations

What did your Akre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Akre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Akre's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Akre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Akre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akre 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Akre. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Akre. For the veterans among your Akre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akre Life Expectancy

What is the average Akre lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Akre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Akre in 1962 was 83, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akre ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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