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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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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Chain Maker

    6%
  • Cook

    6%

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

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