Sack Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker of sacks or bags, from Old English sacc, Middle High German sack, German Sack ‘sack’. Bahlow also suggests someone who carried sacks. German: topographic from Middle High German sack ‘sack’, ‘end of a valley or area of cultivation’. Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Zacharias. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from an acronym of the Hebrew phrase Zera Keshodim ‘Seed of the Holy’ (referring to martyred ancestors), or from a short form of the personal name Isaac.

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


Similar surnames: Sak, Hack, Pack, Back, Jack, Beck, Tack, Bick, Slack, Mack

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Sack Family Origin

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Sack Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    13%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sack family was Carpenter. The most common Sack occupation in the UK was Butcher. 13% of Sack's were Butchers. Butcher, Boot & Shoe Maker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sack.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Sack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sack in 1943 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sack

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