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Sas Name Meaning

Dutch Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ethnic and habitational name from Middle Dutch Sasse Polish Sas ‘Saxon’. Flemish and Dutch (also Van Sas): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Sas in North Brabant and Zeeland from Middle Dutch sas sasse ‘lock sluice’. Catalan: topographic name from a pre-Roman term meaning ‘mound hillock’ or a habitational name from any of the places called Sas in Catalonia. Hungarian: nickname from sas ‘eagle’. Americanized form of Hungarian Szász an ethnic name for a Saxon.

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

Similar surnames: Ras, Say, Sak, Bas, Vas, Mas, Sax, Mar, Sack, Pas

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You can see how Sas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Sas families living in Worcestershire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sas's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Sas families in 1891.
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What did your Sas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sas. 100% of Sas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sas. 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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There are 19,000 military records available for the last name Sas. For the veterans among your Sas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sas in 1962 was 70, and 93 in 2004.

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