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Oxbow Family History

Oxbow 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: Bow, Lubow, Oxton, Dubow, Dolbow, Debow, Orlow, Lebow, Osbon, Tebow

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Where is the Oxbow family from?

You can see how Oxbow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oxbow family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Oxbow families were found in USA in 1880, and United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Oxbow family living in Middlesex. This was 100% of all the recorded Oxbow's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Oxbow families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oxbow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 7 census records available for the last name Oxbow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxbow 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Oxbow. 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 Oxbow. For the veterans among your Oxbow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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