Eckersley Family History

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Eckersley Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a lost place in the parish of Leigh, near Wigan, probably so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ecgheard (see Eckert) or Ecghere + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Eversley, Chesley, Kearsley, Hensley, Everley, Ackerley, Kirkley

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Eckersley Family Origin

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Eckersley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckersley. A less common occupation for the Eckersley family was Labourer. The most common Eckersley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 20% of Eckersley's were Coal Miners.

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Eckersley Historical Records

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Eckersley Life Expectancy

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