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Coxen Family History

Coxen Name Meaning

English: variant of Coxon .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Coxe, Cowen, Copen, Cogen, Coen, Coke, Costen, Comer, Coxey, Cohn

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Where is the Coxen family from?

You can see how Coxen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coxen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coxen families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Coxen families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Coxen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Coxen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coxen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coxen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coxen. 33% of Coxen men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Coxen women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coxen were Dentist and Servant. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Dentist
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    60%
  • Servant
    40%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Coxen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coxen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 575 immigration records available for the last name Coxen. 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 Cards

There are 664 military records available for the last name Coxen. For the veterans among your Coxen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coxen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Coxen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Coxen in 1956 was 60, and 93 in 2004.

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