Broxton Family History

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Broxton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Browston in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Brockestuna, from the Old English personal name Brocc (from Old English brocc ‘badger’) + Old English tun ‘settlement’, or from Broxton in Cheshire, an obscure name, possibly from Old English burgæsn ‘burial place’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Broxten, a variant of Broxtermann (see Broxterman).

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


Similar surnames: Croxton, Braxton, Buxton, Roston, Brenton, Brinton, Rowton, Croston

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Broxton Family Origin

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Broxton Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%
  • Lead Miner

    7%

In 1881, the most common Broxton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Broxton's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Broxton. A less common occupation for the Broxton family was Lead Miner.

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Broxton Historical Records

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Broxton Life Expectancy

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