Hack Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a peddler (see Haack 1). North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge (see Heck 2). North German: perhaps also a topographic name from hach, hack ‘dirty, boggy water’. Frisian, Dutch, and North German: from a Frisian personal name, Hake. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish hak ‘axe’. English: variant of Hake 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hock, Haack, Sack, Heck, Hach, Back, Pack, Hawk, Huck, Hacke

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Hack Family Origin

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Hack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carriage Builder

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Carriage Builder and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hack. A less common occupation for the Hack family was Labourer. The most common Hack occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Hack's were Farmers.

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Hack Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Hack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Hack in 1942 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hack

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