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Haake Name Meaning

German: variant of Haack. Swedish: possibly from the soldier’s name Hake, which may be a metonymic occupational name from hakebössa ‘arquebus’ (a type of 16th-century firearm that was supported on a tripod or a forked rest).

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


Similar surnames: Harke, Hake, Laake, Hacke, Haak, Haaf, Balke, Raak, Taake, Kaake

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Where is the Haake family from?

You can see how Haake families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haake family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Haake families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 38 Haake families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Haake's in USA. New York had the highest population of Haake families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haake surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haake ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haake. 27% of Haake men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Haake women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haake were Machinist and Saleslady. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Typist
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Haake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haake 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Haake. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Haake. For the veterans among your Haake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haake lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haake in 1944 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

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