Schaack Family History

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Schaack Name Meaning

reduced form of the medieval personal name Godschack (see Gottschalk). from schaak ‘checkerboard’; either a nickname for a good chess player, or (in the form Van Schaack) a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a checkerboard.

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


Similar surnames: Schaap, Schaaf, Schack, Schrick, Schaar, Schrock, Schick, Schalk

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Schaack Family Origin

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Schaack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaack family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaack. The most common Schaack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Schaack's were Farmers.

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Schaack Historical Records

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Schaack Life Expectancy

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