Backs Name Meaning

German: variant of Backhus. Latvian (Baks): derivative of the German surname. English: patronymic from Back 2.

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


Similar surnames: Back, Bucks, Bacus, Jacks, Becks, Backes, Backe, Banks, Sacks, Macks

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Backs Family Origin

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Backs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Furniture Dealer

    12%
  • Brick Maker

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Backs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Backs's were Farmers. Farmer, Furniture Dealer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Backs. A less common occupation for the Backs family was Keeping House.

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Backs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Backs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Backs in 1962 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Backs

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