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Checkley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Checkley, in Cheshire, Herefordshire, and Staffordshire. The first is named from an Old English personal name Ceaddica + leah ‘woodland clearing’; the other two have the same second element, combined with an Old English personal name Ceacca or Old English ceacce ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hockley, Chesley, Beckley, Chalkley, Shockley, Whelpley, Heatley

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Checkley Family Origin

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Checkley Family Occupations

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  • Bank Clerk

    13%
  • School

    13%
  • Cartier

    7%
  • Clerk Civ. Ser.

    7%

In 1881, Bank Clerk, School and Cartier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Checkley. A less common occupation for the Checkley family was Clerk Civ. Ser.. The most common Checkley occupation in Canada was Bank Clerk. 13% of Checkley's were Bank Clerks.

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Checkley Historical Records

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Checkley Life Expectancy

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