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Baxter Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, variant (originally a feminine form) of bæcere (see Baker).

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

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Baxter Family Origin

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Baxter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baxter. A less common occupation for the Baxter family was Carpenter. The most common Baxter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Baxter's were Farmers.

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Baxter Life Expectancy

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