Yackley Family History

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Yackley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jäckle, from a pet form of the Biblical personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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

Similar surnames: Jackley, Mackley, Yeckley, Yackel, Yokley, Kackley, Ackley, Fackler

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Yackley Family Origin

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Yackley Family Occupations

What did your Yackley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carter Cowman and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Yackley. 50% of Yackley men worked as a Carter Cowman and 50% of Yackley women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yackley were House Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carter Cowman
  • House Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Dressmaker
  • Patient In Approved A
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yackley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yackley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yackley 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Yackley. 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 406 military records available for the last name Yackley. For the veterans among your Yackley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yackley Life Expectancy

What is the average Yackley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Yackley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Yackley in 1955 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yackley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yackley 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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