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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

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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.

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  • Accountant

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Brewers Drayman

    17%
  • Carter

    17%

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

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Boxwell Historical Records

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Boxwell Life Expectancy

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