Bexley Family History

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Bexley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bexley (now Bexleyheath in Greater London), which was named from Old English byxe ‘box tree’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Boxley, Beeley, Betley, Exley, Bodley, Beckley, Batley, Oxley, Bewley

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Bexley Family Origin

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Bexley Family Occupations

What did your Bexley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coach Trimmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bexley. 4% of Bexley men worked as a Coach Trimmer and 46% of Bexley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bexley were ill Operator S B and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coach Trimmer
  • General Labourer
  • Plumber
  • ill Operator S B

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Cook
  • Household Duties

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

Bexley Historical Records

What Bexley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bexley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bexley 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Bexley. 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 384 military records available for the last name Bexley. For the veterans among your Bexley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bexley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bexley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bexley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bexley in 1953 was 48, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bexley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bexley 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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