Ox 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, Oh, Box, Ou, Oe, Cox, Mox, Om, Yox, On

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Ox Family Origin

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Ox Family Occupations

What did your Ox ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Locomotive Freman G W R and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ox. 50% of Ox men worked as a Locomotive Freman G W R and 80% of Ox women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ox were General Labourer and Shorthand Typis

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Locomotive Freman G W R
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Queens District Nurse
  • Shorthand Typis

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

Ox Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ox. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ox 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Ox. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ox. For the veterans among your Ox ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ox Life Expectancy

What is the average Ox lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Ox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ox in 1967 was 70, and 84 in 2001.

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