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Haak Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Haack . Swedish: probably of German origin (see 1 and Haack ).

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


Similar surnames: Hak, Hack, Haaf, Shaak, Haake, Haack, Haan, Haag, Haar, Hark

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Where is the Haak family from?

You can see how Haak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haak family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haak families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Haak families living in Westmorland. This was about 26% of all the recorded Haak's in United Kingdom. Westmorland had the highest population of Haak families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haak. 27% of Haak men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Haak women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haak were Farm Laborer 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
    27%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    21%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Haak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Haak. 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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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Haak. For the veterans among your Haak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haak lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Haak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haak in 1943 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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