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Checkley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Checkley, in Cheshire, Herefordshire, and Staffordshire. The first is named from an Old English personal name Ceaddica + leah ‘woodland clearing’; the other two have the same second element, combined with an Old English personal name Ceacca or Old English ceacce ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hockley, Chesley, Beckley, Chalkley, Shockley, Whelpley, Heatley

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Checkley Family Origin

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Checkley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Checkley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Checkley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Checkley family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Checkley.

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Checkley Historical Records

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Checkley Life Expectancy

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