Saks Family History

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Saks Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: variant of Sachs.

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

Similar surnames: Sacks, Sas, Zaks, Waks, Laks, Sak, Saas, Lass, Oaks, Sahs

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Saks Family Origin

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Saks Family Occupations

What did your Saks ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, general Manager storer (travelling) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Saks. 15% of Saks men worked as a general Manager storer (travelling) and 56% of Saks women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saks were General Stocks Dealer and Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • general Manager storer (travelling)
  • Cotton Mchts silks Manager
  • French Polisher
  • General Stocks Dealer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Beatster
  • House Duties
  • Housemaid

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

Saks Historical Records

What Saks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saks 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Saks. 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 978 military records available for the last name Saks. For the veterans among your Saks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saks Life Expectancy

What is the average Saks lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Saks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Saks in 1943 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saks 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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