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Mack Family History

Mack Name Meaning
Scottish (Berwickshire) and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name Makkr, a form of Magnus (Old Irish Maccus).North German, Dutch, and French (Alsace): from the Germanic personal name Macco, Makko, a pet form of a compound name with the initial element mag- ‘kinsman’.Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish names beginning M(a)c-.

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

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Name Distribution of Mack Families

  • Number of Mack families
     584 - 1,165
     195 - 583
     1 - 194
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mack families
     248 - 493
     83 - 247
     1 - 82
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mack families
     131 - 260
     44 - 130
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mack Family Origin

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Mack Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mack

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Mack Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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