Zwack Family History

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Zwack Name Meaning

from a Bavarian dialect variant of Zweck (see Zwick). possibly from Middle High German zwac ‘bite’ (from zwacken ‘to tear off’), presumably as a nickname perhaps for someone with a huge appetite or a ferocious temper.

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


Similar surnames: Zwick, Wack, Smack, Haack, Krack, Tack, Brack, Swick, Zach, Knack

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Zwack Family Origin

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Zwack Family Occupations

What did your Zwack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zwack occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Zwack's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Zwack family was Works In Coalmine. Laborer, Work In Coal Mine and Works In Coal Mine were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zwack.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Work In Coal Mine

    17%
  • Works In Coal Mine

    17%
  • Works In Coalmine

    17%

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Zwack Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zwack Life Expectancy

What is the average Zwack lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Zwack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Zwack in 1953 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zwack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zwack 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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