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Sako Name Meaning

Assyrian/Chaldean: from a pet form of the personal name Sargis . Albanian: occupational name from sako ‘church servant’. Albanian: from a pet form of the Albanian Muslim personal name Isak (see Isaac ). Japanese: written 佐古 ‘help’ and ‘ancient’. It is mainly found in western Japan. West African (mainly Ivory Coast Mali and Guinea): from the name of the Sako clan of the Soninke and the closely related Mandinka peoples probably meaning ‘heron’. Compare Sacko .

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

Similar surnames: Suko, Sano, Sawa, Sato, Seki, Kano, So, Rao, Sani, Bako

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Where is the Sako family from?

You can see how Sako families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sako family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Sako families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 20 Sako families living in California. This was about 21% of all the recorded Sako's in USA. California had the highest population of Sako families in 1920.
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What did your Sako ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sako. 24% of Sako men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Sako women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sako were Carpenter and Saleslady. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sako. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sako census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sako. 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 Cards

There are 407 military records available for the last name Sako. For the veterans among your Sako ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sako lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sako life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Sako in 1961 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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