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Hake Family History

Hake Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse byname Haki (cognate with Hook), given originally to someone with a hunched figure or a hooked nose. North German: variant of Haack. Dutch and North German: from the Germanic personal name Hac(c)o, a short form of a compound name beginning with the element hag ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Hacke.

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


Similar surnames: Haye, Hacke, Hale, Fake, Hage, Hanke, Bake, Hase, Harke, Haker

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Where is the Hake family from?

You can see how Hake families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hake family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hake families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Hake families living in Ohio. This was about 46% of all the recorded Hake's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hake families in 1840.
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What did your Hake ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hake. 18% of Hake men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Hake women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hake were Farming and Teacher.

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Teacher
    6%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Hake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hake 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hake. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Hake. For the veterans among your Hake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hake lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hake in 1944 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

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