Doxey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Doxey in Staffordshire, named in Domesday Book as Dochesig, ‘island, or piece of dry ground in a marsh, (eg) of a man called Docc’.

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


Similar surnames: Dovey, Dory, Boxley, Dover, Doten, Loxley, Poley, Drey, Downey

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Doxey Family Origin

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Doxey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Boiler Maker

    13%
  • Farmer Son

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Doxey family was Farmer Son. The most common Doxey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Doxey's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doxey.

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Doxey Historical Records

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Doxey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Doxey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Doxey in 1944 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doxey

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