Dax Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Dack. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Dachs, from Middle High German dahs ‘badger’; hence a nickname for someone who hunted badgers or was thought to resemble the animal. French: habitational name, either from Dax in Landes or (with fused preposition d(e)) from Ax-les-Thermes in Ariège.

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


Similar surnames: Tax, Lax, Bax, Cap, Wax, Yax, Dux, Jax, Fax, Mar

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Dax Family Origin

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Dax Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Hardware Merchant

    20%
  • Justice Of Peace

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Hardware Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dax. The most common Dax occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Dax's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dax family was Justice Of Peace.

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Dax Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Dax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dax in 1946 was 44, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dax

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