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Foxall Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from some minor locality, probably the lost Foxhale near Claverley, Shropshire, the name of which is derived from Old English fox ‘fox’ + halh ‘hollow’, ‘recess’. It is less likely that the surname is derived from Foxhall in Suffolk (earlier Foxhole), which is named from Old English fox + hol(h) ‘hollow’, ‘depression’: the surname is not established in East Anglia.

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

Similar surnames: Fall, Foxwell, Boxell, Hall, Fairall, Udall, Call, Arnall, Gall

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Foxall Family Origin

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Foxall Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Chain Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foxall. A less common occupation for the Foxall family was Cook. The most common Foxall occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Foxall's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Chain Maker

  • Cook


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Foxall Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Foxall. 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 Foxall. For the veterans among your Foxall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foxall Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Foxall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Foxall in 1958 was 59, and 93 in 2004.

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