Jakes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jack 1. Czech (Jakeš): from a derivative of the personal name Jakub, Czech form of Jacob.

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

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Jakes Family Origin

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Jakes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Jakes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Jakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jakes in 1948 was 31, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakes

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