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Sas Family History

Sas Name Meaning

Dutch, Polish, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ethnic and regional name from Middle Dutch Sasse, Polish Sas ‘Saxon’. Dutch (Van Sas): habitational name denoting someone from places named Sas in North Brabant and Zeeland. Catalan: topographic name from a pre-Roman term meaning ‘mound’, ‘hillock’, or habitational name from any of the places named Sas in Catalonia. French: variant of Sasse 2. Hungarian: nickname from Hungarian sas ‘eagle’. Americanized form of Hungarian Szász, an ethnic name for a Saxon.

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


Similar surnames: Ras, Say, Sak, Bas, Vas, Mas, Sax, Mar, Sack, Pas

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Where is the Sas family from?

You can see how Sas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Sas family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Sas's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Sas families in 1840.
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What did your Sas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sas. 48% of Sas men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Sas women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sas were Owner 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
    48%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Owner
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Servant
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sas. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Sas. For the veterans among your Sas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sas in 1962 was 70, and 93 in 2004.

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