History of your Surname
Get access to Stacks family records.Start a free trial

Stacks Family History

Stacks Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Stack with post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Stack, Starks, Stocks, Backs, Stocke, Staggs, Stains, Stucky, Stace

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Stacks family from?

You can see how Stacks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stacks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stacks families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Stacks families living in Illinois. This was about 29% of all the recorded Stacks's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Stacks families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stacks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stacks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stacks. 26% of Stacks men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Stacks women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stacks were Truck Driver and Farm Laborer. .

View Census Data for Stacks | Data not to scale

*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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Stacks family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Stacks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stacks census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Stacks

Passenger Lists

There are 356 immigration records available for the last name Stacks. 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.

View all Stacks immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Stacks. For the veterans among your Stacks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Stacks military records

You've only scratched the surface of Stacks family history

Discover More

What is the average Stacks lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Stacks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Stacks in 1942 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stacks

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Stacks family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial