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Faix Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of firewood, from Old French fais ‘bundle of firewood’. See also Fagot. Czech and Slovak: from the personal name Veits, from the Latin personal name Vitus. German: variant spelling of Feix (see Veit).

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


Similar surnames: Fait, Fain, Fail, Fix, Faux, Fair, Cail, Alix, Faas, Cain

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Faix Family Origin

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Faix Family Occupations

What did your Faix ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Faix occupation in the UK was Carman. 100% of Faix's were Carmans.

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  • Carman

    100%

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Faix Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faix 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 Faix. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Faix. For the veterans among your Faix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faix Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Faix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Faix in 1951 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faix 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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