Meaning and Origin of Oakes - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Oakes

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : From the oak meadow

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : topographic name, a plural variant of Oak.
  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhdara ‘son of Dubhdara’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’ + dara(ch), genitive of dair ‘oak’, by translation of the main element of the Gaelic name.