Boxwell Family History

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Boxwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Boxwell, from Old English box ‘box (tree)’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Foxwell, Bonwell, Boswell, Boxell, Doswell, Rodwell, Bowell, Colwell

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Boxwell Family Origin

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Boxwell Family Occupations

What did your Boxwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boxwell occupation in the UK was Accountant. 17% of Boxwell's were Accountants. Accountant, Agricultural Labourer and Brewers Drayman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boxwell. A less common occupation for the Boxwell family was Carter.

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  • Accountant

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brewers Drayman

  • Carter


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

Boxwell Historical Records

What Boxwell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boxwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boxwell 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Boxwell. 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 489 military records available for the last name Boxwell. For the veterans among your Boxwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boxwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Boxwell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Boxwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Boxwell in 1963 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boxwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boxwell 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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