Sas Name Meaning

Dutch, Polish, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ethnic and regional name from Middle Dutch Sasse, Polish Sas ‘Saxon’. Dutch (Van Sas): habitational name denoting someone from places named Sas in North Brabant and Zeeland. Catalan: topographic name from a pre-Roman term meaning ‘mound’, ‘hillock’, or habitational name from any of the places named Sas in Catalonia. French: variant of Sasse 2. Hungarian: nickname from Hungarian sas ‘eagle’. Americanized form of Hungarian Szász, an ethnic name for a Saxon.

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

Similar surnames: Ras, Say, Sak, Bas, Vas, Mas, Sax, Mar, Sack, Pas

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Sas Family Origin

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Sas Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Sas occupation in the UK was Commercial Clerk. 33% of Sas's were Commercial Clerks. A less common occupation for the Sas family was Upholsterer French Polisher. Commercial Clerk and Upholsterer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sas.

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  • Commercial Clerk

  • Upholsterer

  • Upholsterer French Polisher


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Sas Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Sas Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sas in 1962 was 70, and 93 in 2004.

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