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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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Upholsterer

    3%
  • Carman

    2%
  • Charwoman

    2%

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

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stack

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