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Yeakley Family History

Yeakley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jäckle (see Yeagley ).

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


Similar surnames: Yeakle, Yeagley, Yeckley, Yeakey, Yeakel, Yackley, Yeagle, Bakley

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Where is the Yeakley family from?

You can see how Yeakley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeakley family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeakley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Yeakley families living in Cheshire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Yeakley's in United Kingdom. Cheshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Yeakley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeakley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeakley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Household were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yeakley. 17% of Yeakley men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Yeakley women worked as a Household. .

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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
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Household
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yeakley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeakley 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Yeakley. 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 474 military records available for the last name Yeakley. For the veterans among your Yeakley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeakley lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Yeakley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Yeakley in 1957 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

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