Hackman Family History

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Hackman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant (Middle English man) of a man named Hake (see Hake). Respelling of German Hackmann, or a Jewish spelling variant of this name. Respelling of German Hachmann, topographic name for someone living near a hedge or enclosure, from Middle Low German hach ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’, ‘fenced pasture or woodland’, or habitational name from a place called Hachum (dialect Hachen) in Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Jackman, Packman, Backman, Hickman, Heckman, Hayman, Luckman, Hageman

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Hackman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hackman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hackman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Hackman Family Origin

Where is the Hackman family from?

Hackman Family Occupations

What did your Hackman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hackman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hackman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hackman. A less common occupation for the Hackman family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hackman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hackman Historical Records

What Hackman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Hackman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hackman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hackman. 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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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hackman. For the veterans among your Hackman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hackman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hackman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hackman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hackman in 1946 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hackman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hackman 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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