Roxby Family History

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Roxby Name Meaning

English (Durham): probably a variant of Scottish Roxburgh.

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

Similar surnames: Roxbury, Roy, Holby, Roley, Raby, Sorby, Gorby, Bixby, Mosby, Rody

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Roxby Family Origin

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Roxby Family Occupations

What did your Roxby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roxby occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 40% of Roxby's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Roxby family was Pictures And Glass. Blacksmith, Boatman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roxby.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Boatman

  • Keeping House

  • Pictures And Glass


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

Roxby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Roxby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roxby 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 557 immigration records available for the last name Roxby. 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 586 military records available for the last name Roxby. For the veterans among your Roxby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roxby Life Expectancy

What is the average Roxby lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Roxby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Roxby in 1956 was 30, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roxby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roxby 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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