Oaks Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Oakes. Americanized form of Jewish Ochs.

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


Similar surnames: Waks, Oats, Oakes, Laks, Saks, Sacks, Sas, Mars, Hays, Mak

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Oaks Family Origin

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Oaks Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Oaks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Oaks's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oaks. A less common occupation for the Oaks family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Oaks Historical Records

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Oaks Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Oaks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oaks in 1949 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

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