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Bakken Name Meaning

Scandinavian (especially Norway): variant of Bakke, with the addition of the definite article -n. Like Bakke, this is one of the most frequent surnames in Norway.

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


Similar surnames: Bakker, Backe, Backer, Banken, Bakke, Banke, Belken, Barten, Balke

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Bakken Family Origin

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Bakken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bakken. A less common occupation for the Bakken family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Bakken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Bakken's were Farmers.

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Bakken Historical Records

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Bakken Life Expectancy

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