Roxburgh Family History

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Roxburgh Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Roxburgh near Kelso, Scotland, so named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hroc, meaning ‘rook’, + Old English burh ‘fort’, ‘manor’ (see Bury).

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


Similar surnames: Burgh, Duxbury, Colburn, Redburn, Roxbury, Rosburg, Rodberg, Homburg

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Roxburgh Family Origin

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Roxburgh Family Occupations

What did your Roxburgh ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Roxburgh occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 3% of Roxburgh's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roxburgh. A less common occupation for the Roxburgh family was Coal Trimmer.

View Census data for Roxburgh | Data not to scale

  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Trimmer

    3%

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

Roxburgh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Roxburgh Life Expectancy

What is the average Roxburgh lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Roxburgh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Roxburgh in 1961 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roxburgh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roxburgh 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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