Ruxton Family History

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Ruxton Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus): unexplained. Perhaps a variant of English Roxton, a habitational name from Roxton in Bedfordshire, named from an Old English personal name, Hroc, + dun ‘hill’. dktent; 1881 British census has 332; GFB

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


Similar surnames: Luxton, Buxton, Ruston, Broxton, Dunton, Roston, Luton, Paxton

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Ruxton Family Origin

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Ruxton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Carter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Ruxton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Ruxton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ruxton family was Carter. Farmer, Annuitant and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruxton.

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Ruxton Historical Records

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Ruxton Life Expectancy

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