Ackroyd Family History

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Ackroyd Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): topographic name from northern Middle English ake ‘oak’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Oldroyd, Holroyd, Ackley, Ackland, Cross, Mackrell, Packwood, Curd

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Ackroyd Family Origin

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Ackroyd Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    40%
  • Boat Builder

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • House Keeper

    20%

In 1881, Going To School, Boat Builder and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ackroyd. A less common occupation for the Ackroyd family was House Keeper. The most common Ackroyd occupation in Canada was Going To School. 40% of Ackroyd's were Going To Schools.

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Ackroyd Historical Records

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Ackroyd Life Expectancy

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