Six Name Meaning

French and German: from a personal name (Latin Sixtus, a variant of Sextus ‘sixth(-born)’), borne by various saints and popes in the early centuries of the Christian era, and subsequently adopted in their honor. French: nickname from Old French six ‘six’ (Latin sex), given for some anecdotal reason now lost; the surnames Deux (‘two’), Huit (‘eight’), and Dix (‘ten’) also exist, but all are rare.

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

Similar surnames: Sax, Hix, Sia, Fix, Sim, Sion, Mir, Sik, Si, Vix

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Six Family Origin

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In 1881, the most common Six occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 100% of Six's were Bricklayers.

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Six life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Six in 1949 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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