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Jacko Name Meaning

German: of undetermined, possibly Slavic, origin. It could also be an Americanized spelling of French Jacot or a short form of any of the various surnames beginning with the element Jacko- (see below), but the concentration of the name in OH, PA, and TX is suggestive of a German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Yacko, Jack, Jacka, Jaco, Dacko, Back, Jach, Jacky, Raco, Hacke

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Where is the Jacko family from?

You can see how Jacko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jacko family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jacko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Jacko family living in Vermont. This was 100% of all the recorded Jacko's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Jacko families in 1840.
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What did your Jacko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jacko. 53% of Jacko men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Jacko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jacko were Operator and Housework.

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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
    53%
  • Farm Labor
    8%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Operator
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    38%
  • Packer
    38%
  • Housework
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jacko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacko 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 898 immigration records available for the last name Jacko. 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 Cards

There are 648 military records available for the last name Jacko. For the veterans among your Jacko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jacko lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Jacko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jacko in 1941 was 40, and 84 in 2004.

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