Boxer Name Meaning

English: variant of Box, with the addition of the agent suffix -er. Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): from an Americanized spelling of Yiddish bokser ‘St. John’s bread’, presumably an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Boner, Bober, Boker, Boyer, Boler, Bobek, Borer, Boxler, Comer

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Boxer Family Origin

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Boxer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Brakeman

    9%
  • Caning Chairs

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boxer. The most common Boxer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Boxer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boxer family was Caning Chairs.

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Boxer Historical Records

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Boxer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Boxer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boxer in 1950 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boxer

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