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Foxwell Name Meaning

English (Somerset): probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly named from Old English fox ‘fox’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Boxwell, Rodwell, Doswell, Foxall, Farwell, Bonwell, Colwell, Olwell

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Foxwell Family Origin

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Foxwell Family Occupations

What did your Foxwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Foxwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Foxwell's were Farmers. Farmer and Stone Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Foxwell.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Stone Cutter

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Foxwell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Foxwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foxwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foxwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Foxwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Foxwell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Foxwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Foxwell in 1954 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foxwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foxwell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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