Shake Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch and North German Schaack.

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


Similar surnames: Hake, Shrake, Schake, Shave, Shane, Shade, Shack, Shaver, Schave

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Shake Family Origin

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Shake Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Far.

    16%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Shake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Shake's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shake family was Keeping House. Farmer, Far. and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shake.

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Shake Historical Records

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Shake Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Shake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shake in 1941 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shake

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