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Kaake Name Meaning

Dutch: perhaps an altered form of Dutch Kaak, from Middle Dutch cake ‘jaw’ or ‘cheek’, hence a descriptive nickname alluding to some facial peculiarity. Dutch: from Dutch kaag (earlier kaack), the same word as English keg. A bierkaacker was someone who used a beer hoist to carry and deliver kegs of beer. There was a Marten Hendricksz de Bierkaacker at Beverwijck (Albany) in the 17th century. North German: occupational name for a cook, from Kaack(er), Low German equivalent of German Koch.

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


Similar surnames: Kauk, Kaske, Raak, Koke, Waage, Knabe, Harke, Kade, Kapke, Laake

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Where is the Kaake family from?

You can see how Kaake families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaake family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kaake families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 10 Kaake families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Kaake's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kaake families in 1880.
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What did your Kaake ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kaake. 58% of Kaake men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Kaake women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaake were Carpenter and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    58%
  • Salesman
    29%
  • Carpenter
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
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Passenger Lists

There are 265 immigration records available for the last name Kaake. 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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There are 193 military records available for the last name Kaake. For the veterans among your Kaake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaake lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kaake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kaake in 1963 was 60, and 78 in 2003.

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