Sack Family History

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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

What did your Sack 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 Sack. 24% of Sack men worked as a General Labourer and 78% of Sack women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sack were Carpenter joiner (heavy Wo and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter joiner
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Carpenter joiner (heavy Wo

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dress Machinist
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

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

Sack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Sack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sack 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Sack. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Sack. For the veterans among your Sack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sack Life Expectancy

What is the average Sack lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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