Faix Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of firewood, from Old French fais ‘bundle of firewood’. See also Fagot. Czech and Slovak: from the personal name Veits, from the Latin personal name Vitus. German: variant spelling of Feix (see Veit).

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


Similar surnames: Fait, Fain, Fail, Fix, Faux, Fair, Cail, Alix, Faas, Cain

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Faix Family Origin

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Faix Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Faix occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Faix's were Laborers.

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Faix Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Faix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Faix in 1951 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faix

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