Oxley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example Oxley in Staffordshire and Ox Lee near Hepworth (West Yorkshire), named with Old English oxa ‘ox’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’. Probably a respelling of South German Öchsle (see Oechsle).

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


Similar surnames: Exley, Loxley, Boxley, Osley, Axley, Onley, Bodley, Iley, Comley

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Oxley Family Origin

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Oxley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    1%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oxley. The most common Oxley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Oxley's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Oxley family was Blacksmith.

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Oxley Historical Records

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Oxley Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Oxley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Oxley in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oxley

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