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

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Stone Mason

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Beer Retailer

    3%

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.

Source: Census data for Oxton | Data not to scale

Oxton Historical Records

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Oxton Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oxton

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