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Oxford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Oxford, named in Old English with ox(e)na (genitive plural of oxa ‘ox’) + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Oxford Family Origin

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Oxford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oxford. The most common Oxford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Oxford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oxford family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Oxford | Data not to scale

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Oxford Life Expectancy

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