Schaack Family History

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Schaack Name Meaning

reduced form of the medieval personal name Godschack (see Gottschalk). from schaak ‘checkerboard’; either a nickname for a good chess player, or (in the form Van Schaack) a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a checkerboard.

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


Similar surnames: Schaap, Schaaf, Schack, Schrick, Schaar, Schrock, Schick, Schalk

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Schaack Family Origin

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Schaack Family Occupations

What did your Schaack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schaack family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaack. The most common Schaack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Schaack's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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Schaack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schaack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schaack 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schaack. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schaack. For the veterans among your Schaack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schaack Life Expectancy

What is the average Schaack lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Schaack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Schaack in 1957 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schaack 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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