Rack Family History

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Rack Name Meaning

from a short form of a Germanic personal name, formed with rag-, from ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. nickname from the dialect word Rack(e) ‘crow’.

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

Similar surnames: Raco, Tack, Rank, Rach, Rock, Raak, Rick, Brack, Mack, Jack

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Rack Family Origin

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Rack Family Occupations

What did your Rack 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 Rack. 9% of Rack men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Rack women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rack were Bricklayers Labourer and Biscuit Factory Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Analytical Lemist Mfg Chem Coy Derector manager
  • Brewers Engineer
  • Bricklayers Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Asstt Supervisor Class Ii London Telecommunications Red
  • Biscuit Factory Hand

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

Rack Historical Records

What Rack family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rack 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rack. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rack. For the veterans among your Rack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rack Life Expectancy

What is the average Rack lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rack in 1962 was 60, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rack 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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