Lacks Family History

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Lacks Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Lachs (see Lax 1).

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


Similar surnames: Laks, Sacks, Zacks, Backs, Laucks, Lucks, Lass, Waks, Lack, Lasky

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Lacks Family Origin

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Lacks Family Occupations

What did your Lacks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lacks. The most common Lacks occupation in the USA was Farming. 32% of Lacks's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Lacks family was Farmer.

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  • Farming

    32%
  • Farm Hand

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Lacks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lacks Life Expectancy

What is the average Lacks lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lacks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lacks in 1960 was 52, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lacks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lacks 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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