Claxon Family History

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Claxon Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Clac (see Clack).

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


Similar surnames: Claxton, Axon, Clayson, Caron, Cason, Laxton, Caton, Claman, Clare

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Claxon Family Origin

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Claxon Family Occupations

What did your Claxon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Captain On Steam Boat and Farmhand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claxon. The most common Claxon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Claxon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Claxon family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Captain On Steam Boat

    6%
  • Farmhand

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Claxon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Claxon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claxon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Claxon. 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 Claxon. For the veterans among your Claxon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claxon Life Expectancy

What is the average Claxon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Claxon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Claxon in 1964 was 77, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claxon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claxon 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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