Baack Family History

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Baack Name Meaning

North German (Frisian) and Dutch: either from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Baldeke (a short form of any of the compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’, for example Baldewin) or from Middle Low German baec, bake ‘pork’, ‘bacon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a butcher or pig farmer.

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


Similar surnames: Back, Haack, Brack, Laack, Raak, Black, Mack, Blick, Bruck, Beck

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Baack Family Origin

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Baack Family Occupations

What did your Baack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baack. 31% of Baack men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Baack women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baack were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Seamstress
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%

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

Baack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baack 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 454 immigration records available for the last name Baack. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 555 military records available for the last name Baack. For the veterans among your Baack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baack Life Expectancy

What is the average Baack lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Baack in 1948 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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