Oxton Family History

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Oxton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Oxton in Nottinghamshire, named from Old English oxa ‘oxen’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Exton, Orton, Axton, Croxton, Booton, Upton, Ponton, Acton, Paxton

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Oxton Family Origin

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Oxton Family Occupations

What did your Oxton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Oxton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Oxton's were Farmers. Farmer, Stone Mason and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oxton. A less common occupation for the Oxton family was Beer Retailer.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Stone Mason

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Beer Retailer

    3%

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

Oxton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oxton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxton 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 Oxton

Passenger List

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

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Oxton Life Expectancy

What is the average Oxton lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Oxton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Oxton in 1957 was 56, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oxton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oxton 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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