Saft Family History

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Saft Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Saft ‘fruit juice’.

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


Similar surnames: Haft, Sant, Sand, Shaft, Gast, Kraft, Alt, Saks, Sas, Safi

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Saft Family Origin

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Saft Family Occupations

What did your Saft ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saft. 8% of Saft men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Saft women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saft were Operator and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Operator
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    14%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Secretary
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%

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

Saft Historical Records

What Saft family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saft 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Saft. 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 806 military records available for the last name Saft. For the veterans among your Saft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saft Life Expectancy

What is the average Saft lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Saft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Saft in 1948 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saft 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.

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