Bakley Family History

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Bakley Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch or Belgian Backele, from a diminutive of Bachelier, French form of Batchelor. Alternatively, perhaps, an Americanized form of German Baechle.

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


Similar surnames: Makley, Barley, Bakey, Buley, Masley, Yokley, Bohley, Magley, Bailey

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Bakley Family Origin

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Bakley Family Occupations

What did your Bakley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ariston Sult Workssuet Shoed and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bakley. 6% of Bakley men worked as an Ariston Sult Workssuet Shoed and 34% of Bakley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bakley were Coal filler (below) and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ariston Sult Workssuet Shoed
    6%
  • Bootmaker Rtrd
    6%
  • Clerk Goal Office
    6%
  • Coal filler (below)
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Childrens Nurse
    4%
  • Cleaner Hospital
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%

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

Bakley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bakley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bakley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 243 immigration records available for the last name Bakley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 409 military records available for the last name Bakley. For the veterans among your Bakley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bakley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bakley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bakley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bakley in 1958 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bakley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bakley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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