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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Six Family Occupations

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In 1939, Bread Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Six. 20% of Six men worked as a Bread Baker and 40% of Six women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Six were Gardener Handyman Paid and Milliner Travelelr

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bread Baker
    20%
  • Chemical Engineer I D N Managins Director French Dipioner
    20%
  • Company Director Dairym
    20%
  • Gardener Handyman Paid
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Caretaker Paid
    20%
  • Ladys Maid
    20%
  • Milliner Travelelr
    20%

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

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Census Record

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Six Life Expectancy

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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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