Jake Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of French Jacques.

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

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Jake Family Origin

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Jake Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Clocks

    4%
  • Cooper

    4%

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

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jake

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