Schlack Family History

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Schlack Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a weak or listless person, from Middle Low German slak ‘weak’, ‘slack’.

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

Similar surnames: Schnack, Schlick, Schwark, Schmick, Schlaff, Schmuck, Schnick

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Schlack Family Origin

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Schlack Family Occupations

What did your Schlack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlack occupation in the USA was Works In Pottery. 33% of Schlack's were Works In Potterys. A less common occupation for the Schlack family was Works Saw Mill. Works In Pottery and Works Pipe Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schlack.

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  • Works In Pottery

  • Works Pipe Mill

  • Works Saw Mill


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

Schlack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schlack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlack 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 544 immigration records available for the last name Schlack. 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 707 military records available for the last name Schlack. For the veterans among your Schlack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlack Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlack lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Schlack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Schlack in 1954 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlack 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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