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Yeckley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jäckle or Swiss German Jeggli (see Yeagley ).

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


Similar surnames: Yackley, Eckley, Yeakley, Reckley, Meckley, Beckley, Yeakle, Yeagley

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Where is the Yeckley family from?

You can see how Yeckley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeckley family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Yeckley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Yeckley families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Yeckley's in USA. New York had the highest population of Yeckley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeckley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeckley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yeckley. 35% of Yeckley men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Yeckley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yeckley were Miner and Housewife. .

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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
    35%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Miner
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yeckley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeckley 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 52 immigration records available for the last name Yeckley. 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 624 military records available for the last name Yeckley. For the veterans among your Yeckley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeckley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Yeckley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Yeckley in 1941 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

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