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Akeley Name Meaning

North German form of Ageley, from Old High German agaleia ‘columbine’, a plant which was used medicinally in the Middle Ages, or from a female personal name of the same derivation. Possibly English: habitational name from Akely in Buckinghamshire, named from Old English ac ‘oak’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Wakeley, Kelsey, Seeley, Audley, Ansley, Kenley, Madeley, Beeley

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Akeley Family Origin

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Akeley Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Akeley. 37% of Akeley men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Akeley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Akeley were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Sales Woman
  • Seller
  • Housekeeper

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

Akeley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Akeley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akeley 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 160 immigration records available for the last name Akeley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 329 military records available for the last name Akeley. For the veterans among your Akeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akeley Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Akeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Akeley in 1959 was 38, and 94 in 2004.

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