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Gender: Male Meaning of Oakes: "near the oaks" Origin of Oakes: English

The name Oakes is a boy's name of English origin meaning "near the oaks". Oakes and is often added to user-created lists like simple, but interesting, one - syllable boys names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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A single Oak is sufficient.

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Famous People Named Oakes

Oakes Ames, Massachusetts Congressman responsible for building of the Union Pacific for the transcontinental railroad
Oakes Fegley, child actor

Pop Culture References for the name Oakes

Oaks, Okes