Haack Name Meaning

North German: occupational name from Middle Low German hoke, hoker ‘huckster’, ‘hawker’, ‘peddler’ or possibly from Middle Low German hake ‘young fellow’. North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German hake, Dutch haak ‘hook’ (e.g. a fish-hook), perhaps a nickname for someone with some deformity such as a hunch back or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hooks.

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

Similar surnames: Hack, Baack, Haar, Laack, Raak, Hock, Heck, Wack, Waack, Slack

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Haack Family Origin

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Haack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haack. The most common Haack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Haack's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Haack family was Blacksmith.

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Haack Historical Records

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Haack Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Haack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Haack in 1948 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haack

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