Flack Family History

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Flack Name Meaning

English: probably from Middle English flack, flak ‘turf’, ‘sod’ (as found in the place name Flatmoor, in Cambridgeshire), and hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a turf cutter. North German: topographic name probably derived from a lost word denoting stagnant water.

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

Similar surnames: Fleck, Black, Flach, Slack, Plack, Flock, Flak, Clack, Plank, Hack

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Flack Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Flack name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Flack Family Origin

Where is the Flack family from?

Flack Family Occupations

What did your Flack ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Flack family was Labourer. The most common Flack occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Flack's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flack.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


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

Flack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 94,000 census records available for the last name Flack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flack 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Flack. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Flack. For the veterans among your Flack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flack Life Expectancy

What is the average Flack lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Flack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Flack in 1943 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flack 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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