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Boxley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Boxley, from Old English box ‘box (tree)’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, or some other place similarly named. Americanized form of Swiss German Boxler.

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


Similar surnames: Bosley, Bexley, Oxley, Loxley, Bowley, Bodley, Coley, Exley, Bromley

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Boxley Family Origin

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Boxley Family Occupations

What did your Boxley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boxley family was Keeping House. The most common Boxley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Boxley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boxley.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Boxley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Boxley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Boxley Life Expectancy

What is the average Boxley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Boxley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Boxley in 1944 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

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