Laake Family History

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Laake Name Meaning

North German: variant of Laack. Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads near Oslo named Låke, possibly from a river name from Old Norse leka ‘drip’, ‘leak’.

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

Similar surnames: Leake, Laske, Haake, Lake, Balke, Lage, Lande, Laas, Lasky, Raak

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Laake Family Origin

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Laake Family Occupations

What did your Laake ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Laake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Laake's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laake family was Keeping House. Farmer, Chair Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laake.

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  • Farmer

  • Chair Maker

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Laake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laake 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 216 immigration records available for the last name Laake. 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 310 military records available for the last name Laake. For the veterans among your Laake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laake Life Expectancy

What is the average Laake lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Laake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laake in 1967 was 83, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laake 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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