Doxey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Doxey in Staffordshire, named in Domesday Book as Dochesig, ‘island, or piece of dry ground in a marsh, (eg) of a man called Docc’.

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

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Doxey Family Origin

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Doxey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doxey family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doxey. The most common Doxey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Doxey's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Doxey | Data not to scale

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Doxey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Doxey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Doxey in 1944 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doxey

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