Shackley Family History

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Shackley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Shackerley or Shakerley in Lancashire, so named from Old English sceacere ‘robber’ + leah ‘clearing in a wood’, ‘glade’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Shockley, Hockley, Mackley, Brackley, Chalkley, Checkley, Rackley

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Shackley Family Origin

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Shackley Family Occupations

What did your Shackley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer, Stone Mason and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shackley. The most common Shackley occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 6% of Shackley's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Shackley family was Annuitant.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Stone Mason

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant


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

Shackley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Shackley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shackley 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 808 immigration records available for the last name Shackley. 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 883 military records available for the last name Shackley. For the veterans among your Shackley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shackley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shackley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Shackley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shackley in 1960 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shackley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shackley 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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