Baxendale Family History

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Baxendale Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name, probably an altered form of Baxenden, a place near Accrington, which is named with an unattested Old English word bæcstan ‘bakestone’ (a flat stone on which bread was baked) + denu ‘valley’. Middle English dale was sometimes substituted for Old English denu in northern place names.

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

Similar surnames: Brindle, Beadle, Martindale, Sandall, Kendall, Barnicle, Barksdale

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Baxendale Family Origin

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Baxendale Family Occupations

What did your Baxendale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Baxendale occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Baxendale's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baxendale. A less common occupation for the Baxendale family was Cotton Spinner.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Cotton Spinner


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

Baxendale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Baxendale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baxendale 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Baxendale. 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 Baxendale. For the veterans among your Baxendale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baxendale Life Expectancy

What is the average Baxendale lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Baxendale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Baxendale in 1962 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baxendale

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