Saxon Name Meaning

variant of Saxton. from the medieval personal name Saxon, originally an ethnic byname for someone from Saxony.

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

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Saxon Family Origin

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Saxon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saxon. A less common occupation for the Saxon family was Farm Laborer. The most common Saxon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Saxon's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Saxon | Data not to scale

Saxon Historical Records

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Saxon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Saxon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Saxon in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saxon

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