Bleakley Family History

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Bleakley Name Meaning

English (northern Ireland): variant of Blakely.

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

Similar surnames: Blakley, Bleakney, Bleckley, Blackley, Blakey, Berkley, Blakeley

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Bleakley Family Origin

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Bleakley Family Occupations

What did your Bleakley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bleakley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bleakley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bleakley family was Builder. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bleakley.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Builder


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bleakley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bleakley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bleakley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleakley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bleakley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bleakley. For the veterans among your Bleakley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bleakley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bleakley lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bleakley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bleakley in 1946 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bleakley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bleakley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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