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Jackley Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German and Swiss German Jäckle Jaeckly or any of the many variants of this name which in origin are pet forms of Jacob . Compare Jaeckel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Yackley, Ackley, Jacklin, Gockley, Kackley, Mackley, Reckley, Jackel

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Where is the Jackley family from?

You can see how Jackley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jackley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Jackley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Jackley family living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jackley's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Jackley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jackley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jackley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jackley. 21% of Jackley men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Jackley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jackley were Manager and Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jackley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jackley 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Jackley. 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 406 military records available for the last name Jackley. For the veterans among your Jackley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jackley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jackley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Jackley in 1962 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

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