Boxer Family History

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Boxer Name Meaning

English: variant of Box, with the addition of the agent suffix -er. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): from an Americanized spelling of Yiddish bokser ‘St. John’s bread’, presumably an ornamental name.

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

Similar surnames: Boner, Bober, Boker, Boyer, Boler, Bobek, Borer, Boxler, Comer

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Boxer Family Origin

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Boxer Family Occupations

What did your Boxer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Scholar, Clerk and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boxer. A less common occupation for the Boxer family was Engineer. The most common Boxer occupation in Canada was Scholar. 38% of Boxer's were Scholars.

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  • Scholar

  • Clerk

  • Banker

  • Engineer


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

Boxer Historical Records

What Boxer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Boxer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boxer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Boxer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boxer. For the veterans among your Boxer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boxer Life Expectancy

What is the average Boxer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Boxer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boxer in 1950 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boxer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boxer 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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