Yakes Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Czech Jakeš (see Jakes).

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


Similar surnames: Jakes, Yake, Eakes, Yakel, Cates, Eales, Takes, Bakes, Kares, Ales

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Yakes Family Origin

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Yakes Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yakes family was Farmer & Peddler. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Owner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yakes. The most common Yakes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Yakes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farm Owner

    11%
  • Farmer & Peddler

    11%

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Yakes Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Yakes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Yakes in 1962 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

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