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Szasz Surname Meaning

Hungarian (Szász): ethnic or habitational name for a German speaker from Transylvania or Szepes (today Spiš in Slovakia) etymologically a derivative of German Sachs . Jewish (from Hungary; Szász): adoption of the name in 1 above either as a Hungarian calque of the formerly used German-based surname (compare Sachs ) or because the Hungarian surname (or word) has some sounds in common with the original surname.

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

Similar surnames: Sas, Salz, Statz, Naasz, Shatz, Szabo, Saas, Szala, Sanz, Spatz

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Where is the Szasz family from?

You can see how Szasz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Szasz family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Szasz families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Szasz's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Szasz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Szasz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Szasz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Szasz. 28% of Szasz men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Szasz women worked as a House Worker. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist
  • Loader

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Worker
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Census Records

There are 952 census records available for the last name Szasz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Szasz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Szasz. 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 378 military records available for the last name Szasz. For the veterans among your Szasz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Szasz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Szasz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Szasz in 1958 was 55, and 77 in 2003.

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