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Saxe Surname Origin
A Saxon, so called in Holland. In Athelstan's song of victory, given in the Saxon Chronicles, A.D. 938, secce signifies a fight; secga, a warrior; seax or secce, a sword, any sharp instrument. Latin, sica, a dagger.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Saxe Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Saxe Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738