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Nox Family History

Nox Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Fox, Noe, Box, No, Knox, Nix, Noy, Cox, Mox, Noh

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Where is the Nox family from?

You can see how Nox families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nox family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nox families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 18 Nox families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Nox's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nox families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nox surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nox ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nox. 42% of Nox men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Nox women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nox were New Worker and Cashier.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Cashier
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nox. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nox census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 224 immigration records available for the last name Nox. 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 Cards

There are 557 military records available for the last name Nox. For the veterans among your Nox ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nox lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2001, in the United States, Nox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Nox in 1956 was 61, and 87 in 2001.

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