Bakke Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch bac ‘bucket’, ‘bin’, ‘beaker’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such vessels. Dutch: nickname for someone with a peculiarity of the mouth, jaw, or cheek, from Dutch bakke ‘cheek’, ‘side’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named with Old Norse bakki ‘hillside’, ‘bank’.

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


Similar surnames: Balke, Backe, Brakke, Bakker, Bake, Bark, Brekke, Lake, Harke, Aakre

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Bakke Family Origin

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Bakke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    2%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bakke family was Clerk In Dry Goods Store. The most common Bakke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Bakke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bakke.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Bakke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bakke in 1943 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bakke

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