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Haxby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Haxby in Lincolnshire, named from the Old Scandinavian personal name Hákr + Old English eg or Old Norse ey ‘island’, ‘dry ground in marsh’.

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

Similar surnames: Saxby, Hamby, Hubby, Harty, Maxey, Hay, Carby, Hambly, Nasby, Canby

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Where is the Haxby family from?

You can see how Haxby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haxby family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Haxby families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Haxby families living in Illinois. This was about 75% of all the recorded Haxby's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Haxby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haxby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haxby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haxby. 60% of Haxby men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Haxby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haxby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 281 immigration records available for the last name Haxby. 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 Cards

There are 457 military records available for the last name Haxby. For the veterans among your Haxby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haxby lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Haxby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Haxby in 1966 was 76, and 84 in 2004.

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