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Noakes Family

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Noakes as a working-class family of [[hobbits]].  
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The '''Noakes''' were a working-class family of [[hobbits]].  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Noake(s) or Noke(s) is a real-life English surname, derived probably from the place-name No(a)ke, etymologized as ''atten oke'' "at the oak"<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>
 
Noake(s) or Noke(s) is a real-life English surname, derived probably from the place-name No(a)ke, etymologized as ''atten oke'' "at the oak"<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>

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The Noakes were a working-class family of hobbits.

Etymology

Noake(s) or Noke(s) is a real-life English surname, derived probably from the place-name No(a)ke, etymologized as atten oke "at the oak"[1]

References

  1. Nomenclature