Ackroyd Family History

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Ackroyd Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): topographic name from northern Middle English ake ‘oak’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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

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Ackroyd Family Origin

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Ackroyd Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Cotton Spinner

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ackroyd family was Cotton Spinner. Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ackroyd. The most common Ackroyd occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Ackroyd's were Carpenters.

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Ackroyd Historical Records

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Ackroyd Life Expectancy

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