Bixby Family History

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Bixby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably somewhere in East Anglia, where the name is most frequent.

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


Similar surnames: Bilby, Bigby, Bisby, Lisby, Bigsby, Bilbo, Brisby, Burby, Hilby

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Bixby Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bixby name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bixby. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    47%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • France

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

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Bixby Family Origin

Where is the Bixby family from?

Bixby Family Occupations

What did your Bixby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bixby family was Agri Mach Maker. The most common Bixby occupation in the UK was Farm Laborer. 13% of Bixby's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Vegetable Jobber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bixby.

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  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Vegetable Jobber

    8%
  • Agri Mach Maker

    4%

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

Bixby Historical Records

What Bixby family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Bixby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bixbycensus 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 Bixby. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Bixby. For the veterans among your Bixby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bixby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bixby lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bixby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bixby in 1950 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bixby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bixby 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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