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Faix Family History

Faix Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of firewood, from Old French fais ‘bundle of firewood’. See also Fagot. Czech and Slovak: from the personal name Veits, from the Latin personal name Vitus. German: variant spelling of Feix (see Veit).

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

Similar surnames: Fait, Fain, Fail, Fix, Faux, Fair, Cail, Alix, Faas, Cain

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Where is the Faix family from?

You can see how Faix families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Faix family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Faix families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Faix family living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Faix's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Faix families in 1911.
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What did your Faix ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Faix. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Faix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faix 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Faix. 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 344 military records available for the last name Faix. For the veterans among your Faix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Faix lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Faix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Faix in 1951 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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