Rakes Family History

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Rakes Name Meaning

English: variant of Rake.

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


Similar surnames: Raikes, Rayes, Rake, Fakes, Lakes, Drakes, Oakes, Akes, Rokes, Jakes

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Rakes Family Origin

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Rakes Family Occupations

What did your Rakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rakes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Rakes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rakes family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rakes.

View Census data for Rakes | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Rakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rakes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Rakes

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rakes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rakes. For the veterans among your Rakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Rakes lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rakes in 1952 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rakes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rakes 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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