Waks Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Wachs.

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


Similar surnames: Laks, Oaks, Saks, Zaks, Mak, Fuks, Lass, Sas, Weaks, Was

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Waks Family Origin

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Waks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Doctor

    20%
  • House Carpenter

    20%
  • K.House

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Waks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Waks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waks family was K.House. Farmer, Doctor and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waks.

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Waks Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, Waks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Waks in 1965 was 75, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waks

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