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Quackenbush Family History

Quackenbush Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Quackenbosch: topographic name from Dutch kwak ‘night heron’ + bosch ‘woodland wilderness’. The surname Quackenbosch is no longer found in the Netherlands. Compare Quakenbush .

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


Similar surnames: Vanderbush, Quakenbush, Vandenburg, Raudenbush, Ruebush, Blankenburg

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Where is the Quackenbush family from?

You can see how Quackenbush families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quackenbush family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Quackenbush families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 81 Quackenbush families living in Ontario. This was about 92% of all the recorded Quackenbush's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Quackenbush families in 1911.
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What did your Quackenbush ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Quackenbush. 44% of Quackenbush men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Quackenbush women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quackenbush were Machinist and Servant. .

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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
    44%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Machinist
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Operator
    60%
  • Servant
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Quackenbush. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Quackenbush. For the veterans among your Quackenbush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quackenbush lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Quackenbush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Quackenbush in 1943 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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