Baxley Family History

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Baxley Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Bexley.

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

Similar surnames: Axley, Baley, Bayley, Bexley, Bazley, Bagley, Boxley, Bruley, Batley

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Baxley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baxley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Baxley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Baxley Family Origin

Where is the Baxley family from?

Baxley Family Occupations

What did your Baxley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baxley family was Farming. The most common Baxley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Baxley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baxley.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Baxley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Baxley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Baxley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baxley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baxley. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Baxley. For the veterans among your Baxley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baxley Life Expectancy

What is the average Baxley lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Baxley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baxley in 1947 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baxley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baxley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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