Jake Family History

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Jake Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of French Jacques.

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


Similar surnames: Duke, Lake, Jacko, Baker, Bane, Cale, Dace, Taake, Fake, Rake

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Jake Family Origin

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Jake Family Occupations

What did your Jake ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Jake's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jake family was Cooper. Farmer, Laborer and Clocks were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jake.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Clocks

    4%
  • Cooper

    4%

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

Jake Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jake Life Expectancy

What is the average Jake lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Jake in 1963 was 65, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jake 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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