Pax Name Meaning

German: variant of Bax. Compare Paxman 2. Alternatively, it may be a Latinized form of Friede ‘peace’. Catalan: variant spelling of Pacs, a habitational name from Pacs in Catalonia.

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

Similar surnames: Sax, Yax, Dax, Wax, Pay, Ban, Bax, Pan, Pal, Pau

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Pax Family Origin

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Pax Family Occupations

What did your Pax ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pax. The most common Pax occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Pax's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pax family was Frmr.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Frmr


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Pax Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pax. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pax 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 403 immigration records available for the last name Pax. 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 454 military records available for the last name Pax. For the veterans among your Pax ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pax Life Expectancy

What is the average Pax lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pax in 1952 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pax 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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