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Oxboby Family History

Oxboby Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Body, Hubby, Bobe, Oxley, Overby, Bobo, Hobby, Kibby, Ormsby, Owenby

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Where is the Oxboby family from?

You can see how Oxboby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oxboby family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Oxboby family living in Kent. This was about 50% of all the recorded Oxboby's in United Kingdom. Kent and 1 other county had the highest population of Oxboby families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oxboby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 15 census records available for the last name Oxboby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxboby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Oxboby. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oxboby. For the veterans among your Oxboby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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