Mack Name Meaning

Scottish (Berwickshire) and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name Makkr, a form of Magnus (Old Irish Maccus). North German, Dutch, and French (Alsace): from the Germanic personal name Macco, Makko, a pet form of a compound name with the initial element mag- ‘kinsman’. Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish names beginning M(a)c-.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Jack, Tack, Mace, Pack, Sack, Mak, Mick, Back, Mock

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Mack Family Origin

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Mack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mack family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mack. The most common Mack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Mack's were Farmers.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Mack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mack in 1940 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mack

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