Akerley Family History

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Akerley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ackerley.

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

Similar surnames: Kerley, Ackerley, Ackerly, Byerley, Kelley, Berley, Keeley, Sherley

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Akerley Family Origin

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Akerley Family Occupations

What did your Akerley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Akerley family was Boarding. The most common Akerley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Akerley's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akerley.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Labourer

  • Boarding


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

Akerley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Akerley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akerley 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 565 immigration records available for the last name Akerley. 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 762 military records available for the last name Akerley. For the veterans among your Akerley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akerley Life Expectancy

What is the average Akerley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Akerley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Akerley in 1953 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akerley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akerley 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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