Coakley Family History

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Coakley Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Caochlaoich, patronymic from Caochlaoch, a personal name composed of the elements caoch ‘blind’ + laoch ‘warrior’, ‘hero’.

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


Similar surnames: Cooley, Crawley, Oakley, Cowley, Cearley, Yokley, Corley, Cogley

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Coakley Family Origin

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Coakley Family Occupations

What did your Coakley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Charwoman, Glass Cutter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coakley. A less common occupation for the Coakley family was Police Constable. The most common Coakley occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 7% of Coakley's were Charwomans.

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  • Charwoman

    7%
  • Glass Cutter

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Police Constable

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coakley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Coakley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coakley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coakley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Coakley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coakley. For the veterans among your Coakley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coakley Life Expectancy

What is the average Coakley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Coakley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Coakley in 1940 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coakley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coakley 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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