Huxley Family History

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Huxley Name Meaning

English (mainly Shropshire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire, which is probably so called from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Hucc or from Old English husc, hux ‘insult’, ‘taunt’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Hulley, Hurley, Pixley, Harley, Hanley, Ousley, Dudley, Chumley

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Huxley Family Origin

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Huxley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Huxley family was Laundress. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huxley. The most common Huxley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Huxley's were Farmers.

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Huxley Historical Records

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Huxley Life Expectancy

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