Jacks Family History

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Jacks Name Meaning

English and North German: patronymic from Jack.

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


Similar surnames: Jacka, Backs, Macks, Jaecks, Jack, Hack, Tjarks, Lack, Hicks, Bucks

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Jacks Family Origin

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Jacks Family Occupations

What did your Jacks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jacks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Jacks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jacks family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jacks.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Jacks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jacks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacks 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jacks. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jacks. For the veterans among your Jacks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jacks Life Expectancy

What is the average Jacks lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jacks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jacks in 1943 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jacks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jacks 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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