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Croxton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Norfolk, and Staffordshire named Croxton, from the Old Scandinavian personal name Krókr (see Crook 1) or an Old English word croc ‘nook’ + Old English tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Crofton, Broxton, Croston, Colton, Claxton, Rowton, Cotton, Braxton

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Croxton Family Origin

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Croxton Family Occupations

What did your Croxton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Croxton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 19% of Croxton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Croxton family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Carpenter and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Croxton.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

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

Croxton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Croxton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Croxton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Croxton

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Croxton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Croxton. For the veterans among your Croxton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Croxton Life Expectancy

What is the average Croxton lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Croxton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Croxton in 1943 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Croxton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Croxton 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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