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Saxe Family History

Saxe Name Meaning

German: variant of Sachse . Dutch: variant of Sas English: variant of Sax . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sachs

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sax, Cale, Sage, Saxer, Saye, Sas, Hane, Saks, Bane, Pax

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Where is the Saxe family from?

You can see how Saxe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saxe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Saxe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Saxe families living in Quebec. This was about 80% of all the recorded Saxe's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Saxe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saxe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saxe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Saxe. 100% of Saxe women worked as a Clerk. .

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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

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Saxe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saxe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Saxe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Saxe. For the veterans among your Saxe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saxe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Saxe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Saxe in 1953 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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