Reckley Family History

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Reckley Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an English habitational name from a lost or unidentifed place. Possibly a variant spelling of South German Rechle, a variant of the occupational name Recher, for someone who worked with a rake (Middle High German reche).

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

Similar surnames: Beckley, Rackley, Heckler, Seckler, Hackley, Richley, Recker, Buckley

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Reckley Family Origin

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Reckley Family Occupations

What did your Reckley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reckley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Reckley's were Farmers. Farmer, In Brewery and Laboror were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reckley. A less common occupation for the Reckley family was Tinner.

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  • Farmer

  • In Brewery

  • Laboror

  • Tinner


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Reckley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reckley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reckley 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Reckley. 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 200 military records available for the last name Reckley. For the veterans among your Reckley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reckley Life Expectancy

What is the average Reckley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reckley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reckley in 1963 was 69, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reckley

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