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Oakes Genealogy & History

Like many surnames that came from Anglo-Saxon culture, Oakes is a locational surname that described people who lived next to groupings of trees. The many years of unstandardized spelling accounts for the alternative spellings of Oakes, which include Oakes, Oke, and Okes. The family motto is the Latin phrase esse quam videri, meaning to be rather than seem to be. Oakes family history notes that the first Oakes to settle in the United States was Simon Oakes, in 1632. Notable members of the Oakes genealogy include John Oakes, U.S. journalist and Rhodes Scholar and Stefan Trevor Oakes, an English footballer.

Oakes Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Fisher Oakes-- --, 1919May 24,2002TN
Bailie Oakes-- --, 1953November 6,2005TX
Calanthe Oakes-- --, 1889April ,1975CA
D Elaine Oakes-- --, 1920February 5,1999TX

Oakes Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Dale Oakes-- --, 1917February 16,1998Cheyenne,WY
Fannie Oakes-- --, 1887April ,1977Atlanta,GA
Gabriel Oakes-- --, 1929September 21,1992Rooseveltown,NY
Halsted Oakes-- --, 1916April 9,2008Melrose Park,IL

Oakes Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alvin OakesMarian YowellDecember 15,1941Wake, NC
Benton OakesMonica DunbarMay 11,1996Wake, NC
David OakesVicky SuperApril 29,1978Wake, NC
Ervin OakesAnnie TurnerOctober 31,1951Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Oakes

1613th: Hauser1614th: McGovern
1615th: Judd1616th: Gabriel
1617th: Crowell1618th: Landers
1619th: Schrader1620th: Jacob
1621st: Eubanks1622nd: Doss

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