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Pack Surname Meaning

English (Kent and Devon): variant of Pask derived from Middle English Pake ‘Easter Passover’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a wholesale trader from Middle Low German packe German Pack ‘bundle package’ (see Packer ). Compare Pak . Dutch: variant archaic or Americanized of Pak a cognate of 2 above. Americanized form of Slovenian Pak .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sack, Jack, Park, Pick, Back, Hack, Pace, Mack, Puck, Peck

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Where is the Pack family from?

You can see how Pack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pack family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pack families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 272 Pack families living in London. This was about 18% of all the recorded Pack's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Pack families in 1891.
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What did your Pack ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Pack. 9% of Pack men worked as a Builders Labourer and 73% of Pack women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pack were Farmworker and Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Farmworker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Household Duties
  • Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 78,000 census records available for the last name Pack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Pack. 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 Cards

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Pack. For the veterans among your Pack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pack lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pack in 1943 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

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