Hackley Family History

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Hackley Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name either from a lost or unidentified place, or a variant of Hagley. Possibly a variant of German Hackler.

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

Similar surnames: Rackley, Mackley, Reckley, Halley, Hackney, Shackley, Hockley

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Hackley Family Origin

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Hackley Family Occupations

What did your Hackley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hackley occupation in the UK was Hawker. 10% of Hackley's were Hawkers. Hawker, Potters Painter and Agri Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hackley. A less common occupation for the Hackley family was Brick & Tile Maker.

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  • Hawker

  • Potters Painter

  • Agri Lab

  • Brick & Tile Maker


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

Hackley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hackley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hackley 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 830 immigration records available for the last name Hackley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hackley. For the veterans among your Hackley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hackley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hackley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hackley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hackley in 1949 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hackley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hackley 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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