Eckley Family History

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Eckley Name Meaning

English: variant of Ackley, found mainly in the Welsh marches. Americanized form of Swiss German Egli.

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


Similar surnames: Ackley, Yeckley, Meckley, Beckley, Reckley, Coley, Earley, Mackley

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Eckley Family Origin

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Eckley Family Occupations

What did your Eckley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckley. A less common occupation for the Eckley family was Blacksmith. The most common Eckley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 28% of Eckley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Eckley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eckley Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Eckley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Eckley in 1952 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eckley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eckley 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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