Axley Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Exley or Oxley. Americanized spelling of German Echsle or Öchsle, from a diminutive of Middle High German ohse ‘ox’, applied as a nickname for someone dealing with oxen (especially a plowman), or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an ox.

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


Similar surnames: Oxley, Exley, Adley, Axler, Alley, Coley, Paley, Apley, Aley, Baxley

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Axley Family Origin

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Axley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axley. The most common Axley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Axley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Axley family was Laborer.

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Axley Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Axley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Axley in 1942 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axley

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