Bax Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Back 2. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name, related to Old High German bagan ‘to fight’. North German form of Backhaus.

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

Similar surnames: Bau, Bay, Lax, Dax, Yax, Bar, Bal, Max, Lau, Ban

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Bax Family Origin

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Bax Family Occupations

What did your Bax ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Blacksmith and Ditcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bax. 20% of Bax men worked as a Blacksmith and 34% of Bax women worked as a Ditcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bax were Laborer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Blacksmith
  • Bookkeeper
  • Crayoun
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Ditcher
  • Nurse
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bax Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Bax. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bax 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 Bax. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bax. For the veterans among your Bax ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bax Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bax in 1960 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

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