Waks Family History

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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

What did your Waks ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fitter In Gun Carr Erection and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Waks. 10% of Waks men worked as a Fitter In Gun Carr Erection and 48% of Waks women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waks were Casual Gardener and Domestic Herder Paid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fitter In Gun Carr Erection
  • Automatic Tele Exchange Inspe
  • Builder Lab
  • Casual Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assistant Matron Training Hom
  • Carbon Brush Manufactu
  • Domestic Herder Paid

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

Waks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Waks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waks census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Waks. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 300 military records available for the last name Waks. For the veterans among your Waks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waks Life Expectancy

What is the average Waks lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waks ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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