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Boxell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost hamlet near Kirford, Sussex, called Boxholte, from Old English box ‘box’ + holt ‘wood’. The surname has been found in the area since the 14th century.

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


Similar surnames: Boxwell, Bovell, Bowell, Foxwell, Cowell, Odell, Browell, Morell

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Boxell Family Origin

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Boxell Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farmer & Preacher

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Gardner

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Boxell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Boxell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer & Preacher and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boxell. A less common occupation for the Boxell family was Gardner.

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Boxell Historical Records

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Boxell Life Expectancy

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