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Oxborne Family History

Oxborne 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: Osborne, Borne, Ogborn, Odiorne, O'byrne, Oborn, Osbourne, Osborn

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Where is the Oxborne family from?

You can see how Oxborne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oxborne family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Oxborne families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Oxborne families living in Glamorgan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Oxborne's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Oxborne families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oxborne ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 55 census records available for the last name Oxborne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxborne 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Oxborne. 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 5 military records available for the last name Oxborne. For the veterans among your Oxborne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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