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

What did your Schaack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schaack. 22% of Schaack men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Schaack women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schaack were Labor and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Hand
    8%
  • Labor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Housework
    8%

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

Schaack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schaack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaack 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 629 immigration records available for the last name Schaack. 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 733 military records available for the last name Schaack. For the veterans among your Schaack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaack Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaack lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schaack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schaack in 1957 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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