Jax Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Jacks or possibly of English and French Jacques.

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

Similar surnames: Wax, Dax, Sax, Jay, Jex, Fax, Pax, Jan, Cap, Bay

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Jax Family Origin

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Jax Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jax. 42% of Jax men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Jax women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jax were Wpa New Worker and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Glass Cutter
  • Wpa New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Farmer

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

Jax Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 417 immigration records available for the last name Jax. 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 398 military records available for the last name Jax. For the veterans among your Jax ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jax Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Jax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jax in 1964 was 73, and 72 in 2004.

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