Akright Family History

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Akright Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Ackwright, itself a variant of Arkwright.

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


Similar surnames: Canright, Bright, Seright, Mcright, Albright, Gathright, Spight

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Akright Family Origin

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Akright Family Occupations

What did your Akright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Coal Miner and Engineer R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akright. A less common occupation for the Akright family was Laborer. The most common Akright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Akright's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Coal Miner

    15%
  • Engineer R.R.

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Akright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Akright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akright 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 Akright. 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 Akright. For the veterans among your Akright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akright Life Expectancy

What is the average Akright lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Akright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Akright in 1962 was 82, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akright 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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