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Daking Family History

Daking Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Daring, Dakin, King, Dring, Makin, Darling, Lakin, Dang, Waring, Dain

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Where is the Daking family from?

You can see how Daking families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daking family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daking families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Daking family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Daking's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Daking families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daking surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daking ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Daking. 60% of Daking men worked as a Farmer and 56% of Daking women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daking were Farmer (heavy Worker) and None.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Farmer (heavy Worker)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • None
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What Daking family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 768 census records available for the last name Daking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daking 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Daking. 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 51 military records available for the last name Daking. For the veterans among your Daking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daking lifespan?

Average Daking life expectancy in 2001 was 86 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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