Saxon Family History

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Saxon Name Meaning

variant of Saxton. from the medieval personal name Saxon, originally an ethnic byname for someone from Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Axon, Saxton, Cason, Moxon, Saxby, Savin, Sion, Mixon, Mazon, Wason

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Saxon Family Origin

Where is the Saxon family from?

Saxon Family Occupations

What did your Saxon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Saxon family was Carpenter. The most common Saxon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Saxon's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Barrister & Atty were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saxon.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Servant

    13%
  • Barrister & Atty

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Saxon Historical Records

What Saxon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saxon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saxon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Saxon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Saxon. For the veterans among your Saxon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saxon Life Expectancy

What is the average Saxon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Saxon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Saxon in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saxon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saxon 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 Saxon Family

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