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Mixon Family History

Mixon Name Meaning

habitational name from Mixon in Staffordshire, named from Old English mixen ‘dungheap’, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a dungheap. patronymic from a pet form of Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Moxon, Nixon, Sion, Dixon, Moon, Milton, Moron, Biron, Macon, Maxton

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Where is the Mixon family from?

You can see how Mixon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mixon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mixon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 65 Mixon families living in Lancashire. This was about 17% of all the recorded Mixon's in the UK. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Mixon families in 1891.
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What did your Mixon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mixon. 73% of Mixon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Houseduties (unpaid)
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
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Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Mixon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mixon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mixon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Mixon. For the veterans among your Mixon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mixon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mixon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mixon in 1944 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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