Bexley Family History

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Bexley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bexley (now Bexleyheath in Greater London), which was named from Old English byxe ‘box tree’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Boxley, Beeley, Betley, Exley, Bodley, Beckley, Batley, Oxley, Bewley

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Bexley Family Origin

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Bexley Family Occupations

What did your Bexley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Porter, Dressmaker and Fishmongers Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bexley. The most common Bexley occupation in the UK was Coal Porter. 9% of Bexley's were Coal Porters. A less common occupation for the Bexley family was General Laborer.

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  • Coal Porter

  • Dressmaker

  • Fishmongers Porter

  • General Laborer


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Bexley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bexley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bexley 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Bexley. 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 384 military records available for the last name Bexley. For the veterans among your Bexley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bexley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bexley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bexley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bexley in 1953 was 48, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bexley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bexley 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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