Saxon Name Meaning

variant of Saxton. from the medieval personal name Saxon, originally an ethnic byname for someone from Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Axon, Saxton, Cason, Moxon, Saxby, Savin, Sion, Mixon, Mazon, Wason

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Saxon Family Origin

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Saxon Family Occupations

What did your Saxon ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saxon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Iron Turner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Operative

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Iron Turner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saxon. A less common occupation for the Saxon family was Cotton Operative. The most common Saxon occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Saxon's were Coal Miners.

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Saxon Historical Records

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Saxon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Saxon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Saxon in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saxon

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