Saxer Family History

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Saxer Name Meaning

Dutch and German: ethnic name for someone from Saxony. Swiss German (Swiss): habitational name for someone from a place called Sax or Saxe.

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

Similar surnames: Sager, Haber, Axel, Rater, Hayer, Stier, Sayer, Sales, Saler, Saxe

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Saxer Family Origin

Where is the Saxer family from?

Saxer Family Occupations

What did your Saxer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Saxer family was Bartender. Farmer, Painter and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saxer. The most common Saxer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Saxer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • Barber

  • Bartender


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

Saxer Historical Records

What Saxer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Saxer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saxer 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Saxer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Saxer. For the veterans among your Saxer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saxer Life Expectancy

What is the average Saxer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Saxer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Saxer in 1949 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saxer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saxer 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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