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Boxley Family History

Boxley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Boxley, from Old English box ‘box (tree)’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, or some other place similarly named.Americanized form of Swiss German Boxler.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

38,313 Historical Documents with Boxley on Ancestry.com
10,146 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,166 Military Records
238 Immigration Records
9,179 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Boxley Families

  • Number of Boxley families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Boxley families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Boxley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Boxley census records

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Boxley Family Origin

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Boxley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Boxley

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Boxley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Boxley census records

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Boxley Civil War Service Records

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