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

What did your Pixley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pixley family was Laborer. 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.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pixley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pixley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pixley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pixley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pixley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pixley. For the veterans among your Pixley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pixley Life Expectancy

What is the average Pixley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pixley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pixley in 1944 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pixley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pixley 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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