Flax Name Study

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Date: 25 May 2019
Location: Lithuaniamap
Surnames/tags: Flax Snoyman Flaks
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How to Join

This profile is part of the Flax Name Study.

Please contact the Study coordinator Sharon Flax or post a comment at the foot of the page. If you have any questions, just ask. Thanks!


This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about one surname and the variants of that name. The hope is that other researchers like you will join our study to help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect.

Task List

  • Join all FLAX names
  • Join / research Jewish with Lithuanian / Latvian origin
  • Clues - left Russia before 1918, which was when Lithuania became a republic. Documents were also in Polish. Via England to the USA and Canada, then South Africa, then Israel and Australia.

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FLAX is a Jewish name, descended from Lithuanian, Latvian and Polish Jews.

I would like to collaborate with the info I have. I am VERY new at this, but would love to join hands. Please contact me Sharon Flax Waddington https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/FLAXWADDINGTON