Flakes Family History

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Flakes Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Flachs (see Flax).

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

Similar surnames: Fluker, Fewkes, Fikes, Flees, Yakes, Flaker, Flake, Plake, Fake

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Flakes Family Origin

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Flakes Family Occupations

What did your Flakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Flakes occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Flakes's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flakes. A less common occupation for the Flakes family was Farmer.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Cook

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Flakes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Flakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Flakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flakes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 55 immigration records available for the last name Flakes. 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 Card

There are 416 military records available for the last name Flakes. For the veterans among your Flakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Flakes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Flakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Flakes in 1956 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flakes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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