Flake Name Meaning

German: topographic name mostly in northwestern Germany for someone who lived near a swamp.

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


Similar surnames: Flak, Lake, Flatt, Flater, Flach, Laske, Flad, Flash, Flamer, Plate

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Flake Family Origin

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Flake Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flake. A less common occupation for the Flake family was Laborer. The most common Flake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Flake's were Farmers.

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Flake Historical Records

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Flake Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Flake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Flake in 1940 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flake

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