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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

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Akeley Family Origin

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Akeley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Commission Store

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Commission Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akeley. A less common occupation for the Akeley family was Laborer. The most common Akeley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Akeley's were Farmers.

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