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Baksa Name Meaning

Hungarian: derivative of the old personal name Bak or a habitational name from a place called Baksa. Croatian and Slovak (also Bakša): derivative of the old personal name or nickname Bak or a surname of Hungarian origin (see above). This form of the surname is also found in Czechia where it is usually spelled Baxa .

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


Similar surnames: Basa, Baka, Baba, Bako, Barra, Barna, Bala, Samsa, Barta, Bas

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Where is the Baksa family from?

You can see how Baksa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baksa family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Baksa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Baksa families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Baksa's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Baksa families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baksa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baksa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Baksa. 48% of Baksa men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Baksa women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baksa were Packer and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    48%
  • Coal Loader
    24%
  • New Worker
    18%
  • Packer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 971 census records available for the last name Baksa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baksa 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Baksa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 323 military records available for the last name Baksa. For the veterans among your Baksa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baksa lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Baksa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Baksa in 1954 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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