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Where is the Jakob family from?
You can see how Jakob families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jakob family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Jakob families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Jakob families living in Missouri. This was about 23% of all the recorded Jakob's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Jakob families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jakob surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jakob. 31% of Jakob men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Jakob women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jakob were Clerk and Secretary. .