Ankeny Family History

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Ankeny Name Meaning

Swiss German: see Ankney.

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

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Ankeny Family Origin

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Ankeny Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Retired Farmer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Ankeny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Ankeny's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ankeny. A less common occupation for the Ankeny family was Retired Farmer.

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Ankeny Historical Records

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Ankeny Life Expectancy

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