Ankeney Family History

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Ankeney Name Meaning

Swiss German: see Ankney.

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


Similar surnames: Ankeny, Ankney, Ackerley, Akeley, Unkefer, Yankey, Anderer, Akey

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Ankeney Family Origin

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Ankeney Family Occupations

What did your Ankeney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Labor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ankeney. A less common occupation for the Ankeney family was Book Keeper. The most common Ankeney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Ankeney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farm Labor

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Book Keeper

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Ankeney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ankeney Life Expectancy

What is the average Ankeney lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ankeney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ankeney in 1947 was 23, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ankeney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ankeney 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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