Lacks Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Lachs (see Lax 1).

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


Similar surnames: Laks, Sacks, Zacks, Backs, Laucks, Lucks, Lass, Waks, Lack, Lasky

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Lacks Family Origin

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Lacks Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    32%
  • Farm Hand

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lacks family was Farmer. Farming, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lacks. The most common Lacks occupation in the USA was Farming. 32% of Lacks's were Farmings.

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Lacks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Lacks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lacks in 1960 was 52, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lacks

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