Oxman Family History

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Oxman Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for someone in charge of oxen, from Middle English oxe ‘ox’ + man ‘man’, or German Ochs + Mann, or Yiddish oks + man.

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

Similar surnames: Osman, Orman, Oman, Waxman, Inman, Tolman, Lyman, Olman, Edman

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Oxman Family Origin

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Oxman Family Occupations

What did your Oxman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Formerly Dressmaker, Gas Engineer (Fitter) and General Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oxman. A less common occupation for the Oxman family was Laundress. The most common Oxman occupation in the UK was Formerly Dressmaker. 17% of Oxman's were Formerly Dressmakers.

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  • Formerly Dressmaker

  • Gas Engineer (Fitter)

  • General Clerk

  • Laundress


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

Oxman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 770 immigration records available for the last name Oxman. 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 475 military records available for the last name Oxman. For the veterans among your Oxman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oxman Life Expectancy

What is the average Oxman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Oxman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Oxman in 1956 was 56, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oxman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oxman 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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