Saksa Family History

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Saksa Name Meaning

Finnish: ethnic name from Germanic Sachs ‘Saxon’. In the 13th century, this term was used to denote German merchants from across the Baltic. It is found chiefly in southern Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Sasse, Sacks, Baksa, Saks, Sas, Sasso, Sawa, Asa, Sause, Salva

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Saksa Family Origin

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Saksa Family Occupations

What did your Saksa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saksa. 26% of Saksa men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Saksa women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saksa were Miner and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Day Laborer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
  • Housewife
  • At Home
  • Bookkeeper

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

Saksa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 735 census records available for the last name Saksa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saksa 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Saksa. 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 456 military records available for the last name Saksa. For the veterans among your Saksa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saksa Life Expectancy

What is the average Saksa lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Saksa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Saksa in 1954 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saksa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saksa 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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