Fax Name Meaning

English: in part probably an Americanized spelling of German Fachse.

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


Similar surnames: Fox, Dax, Wax, Faw, Yax, Sax, Cap, Bax, Lax, Faix

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Fax Family Origin

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Fax Family Occupations

What did your Fax ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fax family was Farming. The most common Fax occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Fax's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fax.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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Fax Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fax. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fax census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fax. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fax. For the veterans among your Fax ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fax Life Expectancy

What is the average Fax lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Fax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Fax in 1964 was 78, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fax

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fax ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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