Jax Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Jacks or possibly of English and French Jacques.

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

Similar surnames: Wax, Dax, Sax, Jay, Jex, Fax, Pax, Jan, Cap, Bay

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Jax Family Origin

Where is the Jax family from?

Jax Family Occupations

What did your Jax ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jax family was Police Officer. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jax. The most common Jax occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Jax's were Farmers.

View Census data for Jax | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Police Officer


United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jax ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jax Historical Records

What Jax family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jax. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jax census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Jax

Passenger List

There are 417 immigration records available for the last name Jax. 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.

View all Jax immigration records

Draft Card

There are 398 military records available for the last name Jax. For the veterans among your Jax ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Jax military records

You've only scratched the surface of Jax family history.

Jax Life Expectancy

What is the average Jax lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Jax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jax in 1964 was 73, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jax

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jax ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Jax Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name