Yeckley Family History

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Yeckley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jäckle or Swiss German Jeggli (see Yeagley).

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


Similar surnames: Yackley, Eckley, Yeakley, Reckley, Meckley, Beckley, Yeakle, Yeagley

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Yeckley Family Origin

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Yeckley Family Occupations

What did your Yeckley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yeckley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Yeckley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yeckley. A less common occupation for the Yeckley family was C. Miner.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • C. Miner

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Yeckley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yeckley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeckley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Yeckley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yeckley. For the veterans among your Yeckley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yeckley Life Expectancy

What is the average Yeckley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Yeckley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Yeckley in 1941 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeckley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yeckley 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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