Roxburgh Family History

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Roxburgh Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Roxburgh near Kelso, Scotland, so named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hroc, meaning ‘rook’, + Old English burh ‘fort’, ‘manor’ (see Bury).

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


Similar surnames: Burgh, Duxbury, Colburn, Redburn, Roxbury, Rosburg, Rodberg, Homburg

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Roxburgh Family Origin

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Roxburgh Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Cotton Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

In 1880, the most common Roxburgh occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Roxburgh's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Roxburgh family was Farming. Carpenter, Cotton Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roxburgh.

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Roxburgh Historical Records

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Roxburgh Life Expectancy

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