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Where is the Ackroyd family from?
You can see how Ackroyd families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ackroyd family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Ackroyd families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 24 Ackroyd families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Ackroyd's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Ackroyd families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ackroyd surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Clerk and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ackroyd. 16% of Ackroyd men worked as a Clerk and 23% of Ackroyd women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ackroyd were Machinist and Secretary.