Paxman Family History

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Paxman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone named Pask. German (Paxmann): perhaps from a Germanic personal name formed with bag, reflected by Old High German bagan ‘to fight’.

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


Similar surnames: Patman, Waxman, Harman, Gayman, Hayman, Putman, Parkman, Perman

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Paxman Family Origin

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Paxman Family Occupations

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  • Clerk Music Store

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Miller

    13%

In 1880, the most common Paxman occupation in the USA was Clerk Music Store. 13% of Paxman's were Clerk Music Stores. A less common occupation for the Paxman family was Miller. Clerk Music Store, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paxman.

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Paxman Historical Records

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Paxman Life Expectancy

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Famous Paxman Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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