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Baxter Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, variant (originally a feminine form) of bæcere (see Baker).

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

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Baxter Family Origin

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Baxter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Servant

    6%
  • School

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Baxter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Baxter's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baxter. A less common occupation for the Baxter family was Labourer.

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Baxter Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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