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Oxbury Family History

Oxbury Surname Meaning

see Oxborough .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Roxbury, Bury, Duxbury, Asbury, Norbury, Embury, Albury, Oury, Osburn

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Where is the Oxbury family from?

You can see how Oxbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oxbury family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Oxbury families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 39 Oxbury families living in Norfolk. This was about 61% of all the recorded Oxbury's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Oxbury families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oxbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oxbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Oxbury. 100% of Oxbury men worked as an Agricultural Labourer and 93% of Oxbury women worked as an Unpaid Domestic 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

  • Agricultural Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    93%
  • Housemaid
    8%
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What Oxbury family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Oxbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxbury 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 114 immigration records available for the last name Oxbury. 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 113 military records available for the last name Oxbury. For the veterans among your Oxbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oxbury lifespan?

Average Oxbury life expectancy in 2001 was 42 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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