Axley Family History

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Axley Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Exley or Oxley. Americanized spelling of German Echsle or Öchsle, from a diminutive of Middle High German ohse ‘ox’, applied as a nickname for someone dealing with oxen (especially a plowman), or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an ox.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Oxley, Exley, Adley, Axler, Alley, Coley, Paley, Apley, Aley, Baxley

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Axley Family Origin

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Axley Family Occupations

What did your Axley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Axley.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Axley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Axley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 184 immigration records available for the last name Axley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 768 military records available for the last name Axley. For the veterans among your Axley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Axley Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Axley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Axley in 1942 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

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