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Haack Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German hāke Middle Dutch haec ‘hook’ perhaps a metaphoric nickname for someone with a bent figure. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German hāke ‘hook’ or a habitational name from a minor place so named referring to the hooked shape of a field. North German: occupational name from Middle Low German hoke hoker ‘huckster hawker peddler’ or possibly a nickname from hake ‘young fellow’. North German: patronymic from the ancient Germanic personal name Hake a variant of Hage a short form of the various compound names formed with hag ‘hedge enclosure protected place’ as the first element. See Haag

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


Similar surnames: Hack, Baack, Haar, Laack, Raak, Hock, Heck, Wack, Waack, Slack

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Where is the Haack family from?

You can see how Haack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haack family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haack families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Haack families living in London. This was about 69% of all the recorded Haack's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Haack families in 1891.
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What did your Haack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haack. 22% of Haack men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Haack women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haack were Salesman and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 33,000 immigration records available for the last name Haack. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Haack. For the veterans among your Haack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haack lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Haack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Haack in 1948 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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