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Oxborn Family History

Oxborn 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: Ogborn, Oborn, Osborn, Osborne, Alborn, Born, Aborn, Oxford, Oxton

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Where is the Oxborn family from?

You can see how Oxborn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oxborn family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Oxborn families living in Middlesex. This was about 67% of all the recorded Oxborn's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Oxborn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oxborn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oxborn ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 50 census records available for the last name Oxborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxborn 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Oxborn. 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 1 military records available for the last name Oxborn. For the veterans among your Oxborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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