Fix Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a medieval personal name Veit (Latin Vitus) (see Vito).

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

Similar surnames: Faix, Fox, Six, Dix, Hix, Nix, Ris, Fey, Dax, Fick

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Fix Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fix name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fix. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Fix Family Origin

Where is the Fix family from?

Fix Family Occupations

What did your Fix ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fix. A less common occupation for the Fix family was Blacksmith. The most common Fix occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Fix's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Fix Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Fix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fix 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fix. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Fix. For the veterans among your Fix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fix Life Expectancy

What is the average Fix lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fix in 1944 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fix 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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