Shack Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and North German Schaack.

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


Similar surnames: Shaak, Hack, Shock, Schack, Slack, Shuck, Shank, Sacks, Stack, Smack

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Shack Family Origin

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Shack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Miller

    10%
  • Hat Finisher

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Miller and Hat Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shack. The most common Shack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Shack's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shack family was Keeping House.

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Shack Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Shack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shack in 1955 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shack

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