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Boxley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Boxley, from Old English box ‘box (tree)’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, or some other place similarly named. Americanized form of Swiss German Boxler.

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


Similar surnames: Bosley, Bexley, Oxley, Loxley, Bowley, Bodley, Coley, Exley, Bromley

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Boxley Family Origin

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Boxley Family Occupations

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

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  • Chain Maker

    20%
  • Carman

    10%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Nailer

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boxley family was Nailer. Chain Maker, Carman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boxley. The most common Boxley occupation in the UK was Chain Maker. 20% of Boxley's were Chain Makers.

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Boxley Historical Records

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Boxley Life Expectancy

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