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What does Oaks mean?

Oaks Pronunciation of Oaks [oaks] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Oaks is "near the oak trees". Oaks is an alternate spelling of Oakes (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, oak (tree).


2 related forms via Oakes: Oak and Ochs.

Creative forms:
(male) Carks, Obaks, ..

(female) Oati, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oaks Carl (O.C.), ..

How popular is Oaks?

Oaks is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#4646 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Oaks has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oaks name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oaks outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Maks, Oakly, Oates, Odis, Otis, Otys and Parks. These names tend to be more commonly used than Oaks.

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