Yax Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of the German (Frisian) surname Jaacks, a patronymic from a reduced form of Tjadeke, itself a reduced form of the personal name Tjadebern or Tjadeward, Frisian forms of Dietbern and Dietward respectively.

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


Similar surnames: Bax, Max, Dax, Sax, Yan, Pax, Ban, Yox, Yap, Wax

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Yax Family Origin

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Yax Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yax family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yax. The most common Yax occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Yax's were Laborers.

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Yax Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Yax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Yax in 1962 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yax

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