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Sax Family History

Sax Name Meaning
South German: variant of Sachs 1.Dutch: variant of Sas 1 and 3.English: from an Old Norse personal name, Saxi meaning ‘sword’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Sachs.

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

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22,741 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,565 Military Records
2,407 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Sax Families

  • Number of Sax families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sax families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sax families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sax census records

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Sax Family Origin

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Sax Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sax families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sax

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sax Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sax census records

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Sax Civil War Service Records

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