Wack Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Wacken near Itzehoe. German: variant of Waack 1. French: perhaps derived from an old Flemish word wacque, a measure of weight (Middle Dutch wage ‘weight’), hence an occupational name for an official responsible for weighing produce (in particular produce paid as rent in kind), or else for one who was in charge of checking weights and measures used by merchants in a market.

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

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Wack Family Origin

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Wack Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Wack's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wack. A less common occupation for the Wack family was Keeping House.

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Wack Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Wack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wack in 1945 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wack

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