Roxburgh

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Etymology[edit]

From the Old English personal name Hrōc, a byname from hrōc (rook, kind of crow), + -s- + burg (fortified place).

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Roxburgh (countable and uncountable, plural Roxburghs)

  1. (uncountable) A placename:
    1. A village in the Scottish Borders council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NT7030).
    2. An ancient royal burgh near the village which was destroyed in 1460 (OS grid ref NT7133).
    3. A town in Central Otago, New Zealand.
  2. (countable) A habitational surname from Old English.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Roxburgh is the 64559th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 308 individuals. Roxburgh is most common among White (80.84%) individuals.

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