Stakes Family History

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Stakes Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent post or stake, for example a boundary marker, from Middle English stake ‘post’, ‘stake’, or from the same word used as a nickname for a tall, thin person.

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

Similar surnames: Staker, Sykes, Staves, Stables, Staley, Sales, Stoken, Stokey, Soares

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Stakes Family Origin

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Stakes Family Occupations

What did your Stakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stakes. The most common Stakes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Stakes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stakes family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Stakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Stakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stakes 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 771 immigration records available for the last name Stakes. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Stakes. For the veterans among your Stakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stakes Life Expectancy

What is the average Stakes lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Stakes in 1953 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stakes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stakes 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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