Sacks Family History

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Sacks Name Meaning

Dutch: ethnic name from Middle Dutch Sasse ‘Saxon’ (see Sachs). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sachs 2. Anglicized and Americanized spelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Sachs.

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

Similar surnames: Sack, Socks, Sachs, Sas, Saks, Lacks, Zacks, Slack, Macks, Hack

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Sacks Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sacks name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sacks. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Sacks Family Origin

Where is the Sacks family from?

Sacks Family Occupations

What did your Sacks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sacks occupation in Canada was Labourer. 100% of Sacks's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sacks ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sacks Historical Records

What Sacks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Sacks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sacks 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Sacks. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sacks. For the veterans among your Sacks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sacks Life Expectancy

What is the average Sacks lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sacks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sacks in 1948 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sacks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sacks ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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