Makely Family History

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Makely Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of South German and Swiss Mä(g)gli (see Magley).

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


Similar surnames: Makley, Wakely, Markel, Mazey, Matey, Mankey, Madey, Yakel, Jakel

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Makely Family Origin

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Makely Family Occupations

What did your Makely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Makely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Makely's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Makely family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Makely.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    8%

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

Makely Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Makely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makely 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Makely. 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 Makely. For the veterans among your Makely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Makely Life Expectancy

What is the average Makely lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Makely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Makely in 1951 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Makely 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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