Haack Family History

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Haack Name Meaning

North German: occupational name from Middle Low German hoke, hoker ‘huckster’, ‘hawker’, ‘peddler’ or possibly from Middle Low German hake ‘young fellow’. North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German hake, Dutch haak ‘hook’ (e.g. a fish-hook), perhaps a nickname for someone with some deformity such as a hunch back or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hooks.

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

Similar surnames: Hack, Baack, Haar, Laack, Raak, Hock, Heck, Wack, Waack, Slack

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Haack Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Haack name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Haack Family Origin

Where is the Haack family from?

Haack Family Occupations

What did your Haack ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haack occupation in the UK was Eating House Keeper. 33% of Haack's were Eating House Keepers. Eating House Keeper and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Haack. A less common occupation for the Haack family was Shirt Cutter.

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  • Eating House Keeper

  • Laborer

  • Shirt Cutter


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

Haack Historical Records

What Haack family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Haack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haack 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 33,000 immigration records available for the last name Haack. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Haack. For the veterans among your Haack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haack Life Expectancy

What is the average Haack lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Haack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Haack in 1948 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haack 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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