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Saf Family History

Saf 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: Say, Sa, Sas, Sak, Sam, Sax, Safi, San, Sar, Saft

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Where is the Saf family from?

You can see how Saf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saf family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Saf families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Saf family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Saf's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Saf families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Saf. 50% of Saf men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Farm Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 374 census records available for the last name Saf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saf 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Saf. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Saf. For the veterans among your Saf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saf lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Saf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Saf in 1967 was 88, and 89 in 2001.

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