Oxen Family History

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Oxen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Oren, Osen, Oyen, Owen, Oden, Olen, Oien, Oen, Oken, Coxen

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Oxen Family Origin

Where is the Oxen family from?

Oxen Family Occupations

What did your Oxen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Oxen. 29% of Oxen men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • General Clerk
    15%
  • Jeweler
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    100%

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

Oxen Historical Records

What Oxen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 399 census records available for the last name Oxen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oxen 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 127 immigration records available for the last name Oxen. 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 157 military records available for the last name Oxen. For the veterans among your Oxen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oxen Life Expectancy

What is the average Oxen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Oxen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Oxen in 1963 was 84, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oxen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oxen 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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