Pixley Family History

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Pixley Name Meaning

Probably an English habitational name from places so called in Herefordshire and Shropshire, the former being named in Old English with the personal name Peoht + leah ‘woodland’, ‘clearing in a wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Pilley, Willey, Huxley, Tilley, Gidley, Loxley, Iley, Wigley, Oxley

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Pixley Family Origin

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Pixley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Pixley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Pixley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pixley. A less common occupation for the Pixley family was Laborer.

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Pixley Life Expectancy

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