Eakes Name Meaning

Family tradition has it that this name is from northern Ireland, perhaps an Anglicized form of Scottish McEachin. This is consistent with the Anglicized form of other names of Gaelic origin. Alternatively, it may be an Americanized spelling of German Eckes.

List of People with Surname Eakes

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,036 people with the surname Eakes. Among these people surnamed Eakes, there are approximately 171 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. William Eakes, John Eakes and Mary Eakes are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Eakes, with 28, 26 and 25 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that North Carolina has the most people surnamed Eakes, with a total of 244 people, and there are a total of 120 distinct names among these people. Tennessee is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Eakes, with a total of 162 people and an average of 93 distinct names.