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Bake Name Meaning

English: probably an occupational name for a baker. German (northern Frisian): from a short form of the personal name Balke, itself a reduced form of Baldeke, a pet form of Baldewin (see Baldwin). Dutch: variant of Baek.

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

Similar surnames: Bade, Fake, Backe, Hake, Baker, Balke, Blake, Bak, Haye, Bate

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Where is the Bake family from?

You can see how Bake families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bake family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bake families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 8 Bake families living in Indiana. This was about 40% of all the recorded Bake's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Bake families in 1840.
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What did your Bake ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bake. 21% of Bake men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Bake women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bake were Truck Driver and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Bake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bake census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bake. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Bake lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bake in 1955 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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