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Ackert Family History

Ackert Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, Aquart, Old French Achart, a derivative of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(n) ‘edge (of a sword)’ + hard ‘bold’, ‘hardy’. Compare German Eckhardt and Italian Accardo, which are from the same source. German: from a Germanic personal name (as in 1). German: Americanized spelling of Eckert.

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


Similar surnames: Eckert, Acker, Albert, Dickert, Bickert, Ahlert, Ecker, Aubert

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Where is the Ackert family from?

You can see how Ackert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ackert family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ackert families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 33 Ackert families living in New York. This was about 97% of all the recorded Ackert's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Ackert families in 1840.
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What did your Ackert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ackert. 18% of Ackert men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Ackert women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ackert were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Stenographer
    28%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Passenger Lists

There are 490 immigration records available for the last name Ackert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ackert. For the veterans among your Ackert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ackert lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ackert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ackert in 1962 was 84, and 86 in 2004.

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