Mack Family History

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Mack Name Meaning

Scottish (Berwickshire) and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name Makkr, a form of Magnus (Old Irish Maccus). North German, Dutch, and French (Alsace): from the Germanic personal name Macco, Makko, a pet form of a compound name with the initial element mag- ‘kinsman’. Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish names beginning M(a)c-.

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

Similar surnames: Mark, Jack, Tack, Mace, Pack, Sack, Mak, Mick, Back, Mock

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Mack Family Origin

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Mack Family Occupations

What did your Mack ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mack. 34% of Mack men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Mack women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mack were Fisherman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk

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

Mack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 322,000 census records available for the last name Mack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 36,000 immigration records available for the last name Mack. 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 Card

There are 67,000 military records available for the last name Mack. For the veterans among your Mack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mack Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mack in 1940 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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