Boxley Family History

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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

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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

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Boxley Historical Records

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Boxley Life Expectancy

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