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Sabo Family History

Sabo Name Meaning

Americanized form of Hungarian Szabó ‘tailor’ (see Szabo ). Slovak Czech Rusyn Croatian Serbian and Slovenian: occupational name from a Slavicized form of Hungarian szabó ‘tailor’. As a Rusyn surname it is found e.g. in Slovakia and Serbia. Compare Szabo and Sabol . Americanized form of Norwegian Sæbø (see Sebo compare Saboe ). Slovak (Šabo): from a vernacular pet form of the personal name Šebestián (see Sebastian ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sebo, Labo, Szabo, Saboe, Saso, Saba, Sabol, Albo, Saas, Gabor

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Where is the Sabo family from?

You can see how Sabo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sabo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sabo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Sabo families living in Illinois. This was about 42% of all the recorded Sabo's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Sabo families in 1880.
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What did your Sabo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sabo. 25% of Sabo men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Sabo women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sabo were Machinist and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housework
  • New Worker
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sabo. 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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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Sabo. For the veterans among your Sabo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sabo lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sabo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sabo in 1940 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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