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Yackley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jäckle, from a pet form of the Biblical personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Jackley, Mackley, Yeckley, Yackel, Yokley, Kackley, Ackley, Fackler

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Where is the Yackley family from?

You can see how Yackley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yackley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Yackley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Yackley family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Yackley's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Yackley families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yackley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yackley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleswoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yackley. 42% of Yackley men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Yackley women worked as a Saleswoman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yackley were Farm Laborer and Maid. .

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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
    42%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleswoman
    34%
  • Operator
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Maid
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yackley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yackley 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Yackley. 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 Yackley. For the veterans among your Yackley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yackley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Yackley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Yackley in 1955 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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