Hack Family History

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Hack Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a peddler (see Haack 1). North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge (see Heck 2). North German: perhaps also a topographic name from hach, hack ‘dirty, boggy water’. Frisian, Dutch, and North German: from a Frisian personal name, Hake. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish hak ‘axe’. English: variant of Hake 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hock, Haack, Sack, Heck, Hach, Back, Pack, Hawk, Huck, Hacke

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Hack Family Origin

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Hack Family Occupations

What did your Hack ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hack. 22% of Hack men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Hack women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hack were Postman and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Postman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Hack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hack 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 Hack. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Hack. For the veterans among your Hack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hack Life Expectancy

What is the average Hack lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Hack in 1942 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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