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Nack Surname Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Nacke German (Näck): variant of Neck . Americanized form of German Knack . English (Staffordshire): from the Middle English personal name Nakke (from Middle English Acke with prosthetic N-) a pet form of Adam . This surname is now rare in Great Britain. There is no evidence to support a derivation from Old Norse personal name Hnaki.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hack, Back, Nacke, Sack, Nick, Wack, Lack, Jack, Pack, Nock

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Where is the Nack family from?

You can see how Nack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nack family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nack families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Nack families living in Ontario. This was about 76% of all the recorded Nack's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nack families in 1911.
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What did your Nack ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Nack. 100% of Nack men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 873 immigration records available for the last name Nack. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Nack. For the veterans among your Nack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nack lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Nack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Nack in 1955 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

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