Paxson Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Paxson Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): patronymic from a medieval personal name, Pack (see Pack).

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


Similar surnames: Pawson, Payson, Paxton, Maxson, Parson, Pearson, Mapson, Rayson

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Paxson Family Origin

Where is the Paxson family from?

Paxson Family Occupations

What did your Paxson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Paxson occupation in the UK was (Orinance) Shell Turner. 100% of Paxson's were (Orinance) Shell Turners.

View Census data for Paxson | Data not to scale

  • (Orinance) Shell Turner

    100%

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

Paxson Historical Records

What Paxson family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Paxson. 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.

View all Paxson immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Paxson. For the veterans among your Paxson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Paxson military records

You've only scratched the surface of Paxson family history.

Paxson Life Expectancy

What is the average Paxson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Paxson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Paxson in 1942 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paxson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paxson 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.

Famous Paxson Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name