Saxe Family History

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Saxe Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Sachse. Dutch: variant of Sas 1 and 3. English: variant spelling of Sax 3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sachs 1.

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

Similar surnames: Sax, Cale, Sage, Saxer, Saye, Sas, Hane, Saks, Bane, Pax

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Saxe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Saxe name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • European Jewish


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Saxe Family Origin

Where is the Saxe family from?

Saxe Family Occupations

What did your Saxe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saxe. A less common occupation for the Saxe family was Grocer. The most common Saxe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Saxe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Grocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saxe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Saxe Historical Records

What Saxe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Saxe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saxe 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 Saxe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Saxe. For the veterans among your Saxe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saxe Life Expectancy

What is the average Saxe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Saxe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Saxe in 1953 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saxe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saxe 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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