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Bixby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably somewhere in East Anglia, where the name is most frequent.

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


Similar surnames: Bilby, Bigby, Bisby, Lisby, Bigsby, Bilbo, Brisby, Burby, Hilby

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Bixby Family Origin

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Bixby Family Occupations

What did your Bixby ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Bixby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bixby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bixby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bixby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bixby. For the veterans among your Bixby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bixby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bixby lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bixby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bixby in 1950 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bixby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bixby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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