Roxby Name Meaning

English (Durham): probably a variant of Scottish Roxburgh.

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


Similar surnames: Roxbury, Roy, Holby, Roley, Raby, Sorby, Gorby, Bixby, Mosby, Rody

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Roxby Family Origin

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Roxby Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    40%
  • Boatman

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Pictures And Glass

    20%

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In 1880, Blacksmith, Boatman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roxby. The most common Roxby occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 40% of Roxby's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Roxby family was Pictures And Glass.

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Roxby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2003, Roxby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Roxby in 1956 was 30, and 82 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roxby

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