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Saabye Family History

Saabye Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Saxby, Sable, Swaby, Saade, Slaby, Saab, Aaby, Saye, Saboe, Raabe

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Where is the Saabye family from?

You can see how Saabye families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saabye family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Saabye families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Saabye families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Saabye's in USA. New York had the highest population of Saabye families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saabye surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saabye ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the USA named Saabye. 34% of Saabye men worked as a Clerk. .

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*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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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Sorter
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Laboring
    23%
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What Saabye family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 278 census records available for the last name Saabye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saabye census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 382 immigration records available for the last name Saabye. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 48 military records available for the last name Saabye. For the veterans among your Saabye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saabye lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Saabye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Saabye in 1957 was 39, and 64 in 2004.

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