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

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  • Coal Porter

    9%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • Fishmongers Porter

    9%
  • General Laborer

    9%

In 1881, Coal Porter, Dressmaker and Fishmongers Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bexley. A less common occupation for the Bexley family was General Laborer. The most common Bexley occupation in the UK was Coal Porter. 9% of Bexley's were Coal Porters.

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Bexley Historical Records

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Bexley Life Expectancy

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