Jakab Family History

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Jakab Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the personal name Jakab, Hungarian form of Jacob.

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


Similar surnames: Jakob, Jakub, Janka, Jakes, Baka, Ladas, Baab, Sakal, Janas, Jacob

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Jakab Family Origin

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Jakab Family Occupations

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Jakab Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jakab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jakab 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jakab. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jakab. For the veterans among your Jakab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jakab Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jakab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jakab in 1942 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jakab 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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