Flack Name Meaning

English: probably from Middle English flack, flak ‘turf’, ‘sod’ (as found in the place name Flatmoor, in Cambridgeshire), and hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a turf cutter. North German: topographic name probably derived from a lost word denoting stagnant water.

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


Similar surnames: Fleck, Black, Flach, Slack, Plack, Flock, Flak, Clack, Plank, Hack

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Flack Family Origin

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Flack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Labor

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Flack family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Farmer Son and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flack. The most common Flack occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Flack's were Farmers.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Flack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Flack in 1943 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flack

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