Cusack Family History

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Cusack Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Cussac in Guienne, France, named with the Romano-Gallic personal name Cucius or Cussius + the locative suffix -acum. The surname died out in England, but is common in Ireland, where it was imported at the time of the Anglo-Norman invasion in the 12th century. It has been Gaelicized as de Cíosóg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rusak, Lueck, Cusato, Musick, Burack, Clack, Sack, Sock, Slack, Tuck

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Cusack Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cusack name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cusack. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Italy


  • Germanic Europe


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Cusack Family Origin

Where is the Cusack family from?

Cusack Family Occupations

What did your Cusack ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cusack family was Laborer. The most common Cusack occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Cusack's were Labourers. Labourer, Marine Store Dealer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cusack.

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  • Labourer

  • Marine Store Dealer

  • Housekeeper

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cusack ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cusack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Cusack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cusack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Cusack. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Cusack. For the veterans among your Cusack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cusack Life Expectancy

What is the average Cusack lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cusack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cusack in 1953 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cusack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cusack ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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