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Sah Family History

Sah Surname Meaning

Indian (Gujarat Rajasthan Bihar) and Nepali: Vania Jain and Muslim name from Gujarati sah ‘merchant’ (from Sanskrit sādhu ‘honest good’). Compare Shah 1 Saah .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Say, Shah, Sa, Sas, Sak, Sam, Sahm, Sax, Wah, Suh

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Where is the Sah family from?

You can see how Sah families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sah family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sah families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Sah families living in California. This was about 83% of all the recorded Sah's in USA. California had the highest population of Sah families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sah surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sah ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sah. 100% of Sah men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Sah women worked as a New Worker. .

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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

  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Twister
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sah 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 541 immigration records available for the last name Sah. 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 99 military records available for the last name Sah. For the veterans among your Sah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sah lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2004, in the United States, Sah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sah in 1979 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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