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Bakes Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Bakeš): from a derivative of the personal name Bak. English (Yorkshire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bares, Jakes, Bales, Baker, Bakos, Bayes, Akes, Oakes, Bake, Banes

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Where is the Bakes family from?

You can see how Bakes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bakes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bakes families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Bakes families living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Bakes's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Bakes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bakes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Bakes. 11% of Bakes men worked as a Bricklayer and 75% of Bakes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bakes were Carpenter joiner and Shorthand Typist. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
    11%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    9%
  • House Decorator
    6%
  • Carpenter joiner
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Shorthand Typist
    2%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Bakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bakes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bakes. 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 Bakes. For the veterans among your Bakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bakes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Bakes in 1957 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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