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Moxon Family History

Moxon Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Moke a shortened form of Mocok a pet form of Matthew (see Mock ) + -son.

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


Similar surnames: Moon, Mixon, Moron, Molin, Moran, Macon, Mason, Coxon, Oxton, Dixon

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Where is the Moxon family from?

You can see how Moxon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moxon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moxon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Moxon families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Moxon's in USA. New York had the highest population of Moxon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moxon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moxon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moxon. 27% of Moxon men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Moxon women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moxon were Proprietor and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
    27%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Proprietor
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Stenographer
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Moxon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Moxon. For the veterans among your Moxon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moxon lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Moxon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Moxon in 1946 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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