Axley Family History

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Axley Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Exley or Oxley. Americanized spelling of German Echsle or Öchsle, from a diminutive of Middle High German ohse ‘ox’, applied as a nickname for someone dealing with oxen (especially a plowman), or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an ox.

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


Similar surnames: Oxley, Exley, Adley, Axler, Alley, Coley, Paley, Apley, Aley, Baxley

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Axley Family Origin

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Axley Family Occupations

What did your Axley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Boot Closer and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axley. A less common occupation for the Axley family was French Polisher. The most common Axley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 40% of Axley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Boot Closer

    20%
  • Bootmaker

    20%
  • French Polisher

    20%

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

Axley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Axley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axley 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 Axley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Axley. For the veterans among your Axley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Axley Life Expectancy

What is the average Axley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Axley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Axley in 1942 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axley 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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