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Loxley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places named Loxley, as for example one in Warwickshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Locc + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Oxley, Boxley, Morley, Onley, Exley, Bowley, Rowley, Comley, Osley

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Where is the Loxley family from?

You can see how Loxley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loxley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loxley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 153 Loxley families living in Yorkshire. This was about 27% of all the recorded Loxley's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Loxley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loxley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loxley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Loxley. 22% of Loxley men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Loxley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loxley were Bus Conductor and Unpaid Domestic.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    22%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Bricklayer
    14%
  • Bus Conductor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Loxley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loxley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 667 immigration records available for the last name Loxley. 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 Cards

There are 734 military records available for the last name Loxley. For the veterans among your Loxley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loxley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Loxley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Loxley in 1956 was 53, and 90 in 2004.

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