Flak Family History

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Flak Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from flak ‘bowel’, ‘gut’, also ‘rag’. German and Danish: according to Søndergaard, a topographic or field name, from Low German flak ‘swampy grassland’, ‘shallow water’. German: topographic name for someone who lived in flat terrain, from Middle High German vlak ‘flat’, or, according to Bahlow, a variant of Flake.

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

Similar surnames: Flack, Flad, Lau, Plack, Raak, Flake, Flax, Blank, Flam, Dolak

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Flak Family Origin

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Flak Family Occupations

What did your Flak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Flak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Flak's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flak.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Flak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Flak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flak 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 898 immigration records available for the last name Flak. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Flak. For the veterans among your Flak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flak Life Expectancy

What is the average Flak lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Flak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Flak in 1959 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flak 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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