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

What did your Roxburgh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roxburgh. 10% of Roxburgh men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Roxburgh women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roxburgh were Carpenter and Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Filing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cleaner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Roxburgh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Roxburgh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roxburgh 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Roxburgh. 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 Roxburgh. For the veterans among your Roxburgh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roxburgh Life Expectancy

What is the average Roxburgh lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Roxburgh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Roxburgh in 1961 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roxburgh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roxburgh 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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