Waack Family History

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Waack Name Meaning

North German: from the medieval personal name Woke. German: variant of Waag.

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


Similar surnames: Baack, Wack, Laack, Haack, Maack, Hack, Walk, Back, Walch, Wenck

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Waack Family Origin

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Waack Family Occupations

What did your Waack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waack family was Carpenter. The most common Waack occupation in the USA was Farming. 29% of Waack's were Farmings. Farming, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waack.

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  • Farming

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%

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

Waack Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Waack Life Expectancy

What is the average Waack lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Waack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Waack in 1954 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waack 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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