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Oxburg Family History

Oxburg 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: Burg, Osberg, Homburg, Oberg, Roxburgh, Rosburg, Vosburg, Roxbury

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Where is the Oxburg family from?

You can see how Oxburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oxburg family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1891. The most Oxburg families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Oxburg families living in Norfolk. This was 100% of all the recorded Oxburg's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Oxburg families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oxburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oxburg ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 26 census records available for the last name Oxburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxburg 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Oxburg. 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 Oxburg. For the veterans among your Oxburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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