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Eakle Family History

Eakle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Eckel.

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


Similar surnames: Yeakle, Deakle, Beagle, Easler, Eakes, Feagle, Wykle, Eble, Reagle

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Where is the Eakle family from?

You can see how Eakle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eakle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eakle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Eakle families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 57% of all the recorded Eakle's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Eakle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eakle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eakle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eakle. 28% of Eakle men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Eakle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eakle were Carpenter and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    26%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Eakle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eakle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 98 immigration records available for the last name Eakle. 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 Cards

There are 846 military records available for the last name Eakle. For the veterans among your Eakle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eakle lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Eakle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Eakle in 1955 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

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