Rackley Family History

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Rackley Name Meaning

English (mainly Berkshire): apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, which would derive its name from Old English hreac ‘mound’ (compare Rackham) or hraca ‘throat’, ‘gulley’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Brackley, Mackley, Ackley, Reckley, Hackley, Hockley, Walkley, Radley

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Rackley Family Origin

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Rackley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    16%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rackley. The most common Rackley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 16% of Rackley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rackley family was Bricklayer.

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Rackley Historical Records

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