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Oxborrow Family History

Oxborrow Surname Meaning

English (Suffolk): variant of Oxborough a habitational name from a place so called in Norfolk. The placename derives from Old English oxa ‘ox’ + burg ‘fortified place’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Barrow, Barlow, Woodrow, Harrow, Bobrow, Bowron, Ogborn, Trevorrow

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Where is the Oxborrow family from?

You can see how Oxborrow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oxborrow family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Oxborrow families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 152 Oxborrow families living in Suffolk. This was about 52% of all the recorded Oxborrow's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Oxborrow families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oxborrow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oxborrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Oxborrow. 17% of Oxborrow men worked as a Builders Labourer and 84% of Oxborrow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oxborrow were Farmer and Household 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

  • Builders Labourer
    17%
  • Farm Labourer
    17%
  • Railway Guard
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Dressmaking
    3%
  • Household Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Oxborrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxborrow 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 194 immigration records available for the last name Oxborrow. 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 335 military records available for the last name Oxborrow. For the veterans among your Oxborrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oxborrow lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Oxborrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Oxborrow in 1963 was 87, and 72 in 2004.

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