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Duxbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, recorded in the early 13th century as D(e)ukesbiri, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Deowuc or Duc(c) (both of uncertain origin) + Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke).

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


Similar surnames: Banbury, Bury, Alsbury, Sudbury, Hanbury, Danbury, Tilbury, Asbury

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Duxbury Family Origin

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Duxbury Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carder

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    8%

In 1881, the most common Duxbury occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Duxbury's were Farmers. Farmer, Carder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duxbury. A less common occupation for the Duxbury family was Dressmaker.

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Duxbury Historical Records

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Duxbury Life Expectancy

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