Box Family History
Box Name Meaning
English: habitational name from various major and minor places called Box including parishes named Box in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Box Farm in Awre (Gloucestershire) Boxfield Farm in Hertfordshire (recorded as Boxe from 1086 to 1428) and Box Hill in Dorking Surrey all named with Old English Middle English box ‘box-tree’. The surname may sometimes also be purely topographic where the reference is solely to residence by a box-tree not to a farm or hamlet so named.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022