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Boxler Family History

Boxler Surname Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Bochsler an occupational name or nickname for a worker who does simple tasks like a house boy. Compare Bossler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Boller, Bixler, Bohler, Boxley, Boxer, Bowler, Boler, Besler, Koller

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Where is the Boxler family from?

You can see how Boxler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boxler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boxler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Boxler families living in Lancashire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Boxler's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Boxler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boxler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boxler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Boxler. 100% of Boxler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boxler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boxler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 122 immigration records available for the last name Boxler. 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 Cards

There are 365 military records available for the last name Boxler. For the veterans among your Boxler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boxler lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Boxler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boxler in 1965 was 56, and 69 in 2003.

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