Nokes Family History

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Nokes Name Meaning

English: variant of spelling Noakes.

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

Similar surnames: Dokes, Vokes, Rokes, Okey, Coke, Noles, Toles, Loker, Mones, Soles

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Nokes Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nokes name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Nokes. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Nokes Family Origin

Where is the Nokes family from?

Nokes Family Occupations

What did your Nokes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nokes family was Laborer. The most common Nokes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Nokes's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nokes.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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Nokes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Nokes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nokes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nokes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Nokes. For the veterans among your Nokes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nokes Life Expectancy

What is the average Nokes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Nokes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1949. The average life expectancy for Nokes in 1949 was 84, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nokes 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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