Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Boxsell is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Boxhulle, in Sussex, or in Boxwell, in Gloucester.
Early Origins of the Boxsell family
Sussex at Boxhulle, "an ancient manor in Salehurst, among whose lords was Alan de Boxall, one of the earliest Knights of the Garter. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Boxsell family
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Boxsell Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Boxsell has been spelled many different ways, including Boxall, Buckshell, Boockshell, Boxull, Boxell, Boxhulle, Boxhall, Baxhall, Boxnell, Baxull, Boxsell, Bochshall and many more.
Early Notables of the Boxsell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Boxsell family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Boxsell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Boxsell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Boxsell (post 1700)
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