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Akeley Name Meaning

North German form of Ageley, from Old High German agaleia ‘columbine’, a plant which was used medicinally in the Middle Ages, or from a female personal name of the same derivation. Possibly English: habitational name from Akely in Buckinghamshire, named from Old English ac ‘oak’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wakeley, Kelsey, Seeley, Audley, Ansley, Kenley, Madeley, Beeley

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Akeley Family Origin

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Akeley Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Commission Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akeley. The most common Akeley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Akeley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Akeley family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Commission Store

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Akeley Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Akeley. 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 Akeley. For the veterans among your Akeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akeley Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Akeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Akeley in 1959 was 38, and 94 in 2004.

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