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Stack Name Meaning

English: nickname for a large, well-built man, from Middle English stack ‘haystack’ (from Old Norse stakkr). The surname is now less common in England than in Ireland (especially County Kerry), where it was first taken in the 13th century; it has been Gaelicized Stac. German: variant of Staack. Americanized form of Polish or Czech Stach.

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

Similar surnames: Stock, Slack, Tack, Sack, Steck, Stark, Smack, Stach, Spack, Stacks

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Stack Family Origin

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Stack Family Occupations

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In 1881, Labourer, Upholsterer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stack. A less common occupation for the Stack family was Charwoman. The most common Stack occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Stack's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Upholsterer

  • Carman

  • Charwoman


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Stack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stack 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Stack. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stack. For the veterans among your Stack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stack Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Stack in 1940 was 19, and 77 in 2004.

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