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Schack Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Schaack. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a habitational name for someone from Shaki (Šakiai) in Lithuania, or Szaki in northeastern Poland.

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

Similar surnames: Schuck, Schick, Schach, Scheck, Hack, Schaack, Schaak, Schlick, Shuck

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Where is the Schack family from?

You can see how Schack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schack family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Schack families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Schack families living in Ontario. This was about 32% of all the recorded Schack's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Schack families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schack surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schack ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the CA named Schack. 25% of Schack men worked as a Carpenter.

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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

  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schack. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Schack lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schack in 1948 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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