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Mackley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mackley in Derbyshire, which may have been named in Old English as ‘Macca’s forest’, from an unattested personal name + leah ‘woodland clearing’, ‘glade’. Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnshleibhe ‘son of Donnshleibhe’, a personal name literally meaning ‘brown hill’. Probably also an Americanized form of German Mä(g)gli (see Magley).

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


Similar surnames: Rackley, Ackley, Mackey, Markle, Hockley, Brackley, Bickley, Madeley

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Mackley Family Origin

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Mackley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Mackley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mackley's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mackley. A less common occupation for the Mackley family was Keeping House.

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Mackley Life Expectancy

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