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Checkley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Checkley, in Cheshire, Herefordshire, and Staffordshire. The first is named from an Old English personal name Ceaddica + leah ‘woodland clearing’; the other two have the same second element, combined with an Old English personal name Ceacca or Old English ceacce ‘hill’.

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

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Checkley Family Origin

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Checkley Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • House Painter

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%

In 1880, the most common Checkley occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Checkley's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and House Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Checkley. A less common occupation for the Checkley family was Keeps House.

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Checkley Historical Records

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Checkley Life Expectancy

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