Ackerley Family History

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Ackerley Name Meaning

English (Cheshire): probably a habitational name from a lost or minor place. Americanized spelling of German Äckerle or Ackerlein, or Swiss Aecherli, all diminutives of Acker.

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


Similar surnames: Eckersley, Ackley, Hackley, Akerley, Ackerly, Akeley, Chesley, Kerley

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Ackerley Family Origin

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Ackerley Family Occupations

What did your Ackerley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clergyman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ackerley. A less common occupation for the Ackerley family was Pipe Line Superintendent. The most common Ackerley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ackerley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Clergyman

    10%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Pipe Line Superintendent

    10%

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

Ackerley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ackerley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ackerley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ackerley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Ackerley. For the veterans among your Ackerley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ackerley Life Expectancy

What is the average Ackerley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ackerley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ackerley in 1962 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ackerley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ackerley 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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