Speakes Family History

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Speakes Name Meaning

English: variant of Speaks.

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


Similar surnames: Spakes, Speaks, Speake, Speare, Sparkes, Spake, Peake, Stoakes

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Speakes Family Origin

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Speakes Family Occupations

What did your Speakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Speakes family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speakes. The most common Speakes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Speakes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Labor

    4%

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

Speakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Speakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Speakes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Speakes. 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 Speakes. For the veterans among your Speakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Speakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Speakes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Speakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Speakes in 1963 was 84, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Speakes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Speakes 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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