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Hackman Family History

Hackman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant (Middle English man) of a man named Hake (see Hake). Respelling of German Hackmann, or a Jewish spelling variant of this name. Respelling of German Hachmann, topographic name for someone living near a hedge or enclosure, from Middle Low German hach ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’, ‘fenced pasture or woodland’, or habitational name from a place called Hachum (dialect Hachen) in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Jackman, Packman, Backman, Hickman, Heckman, Hayman, Luckman, Hageman

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Where is the Hackman family from?

You can see how Hackman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hackman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hackman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 22 Hackman families living in Ontario. This was about 25% of all the recorded Hackman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hackman families in 1911.
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What did your Hackman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and None Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hackman. 67% of Hackman men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hackman women worked as a None Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Labourer
    23%
  • Engineer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • None Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Hackman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hackman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hackman. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hackman. For the veterans among your Hackman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hackman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hackman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hackman in 1946 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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