Makley Family History

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Makley Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German and Swiss Mäg(g)li (see Magley).

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


Similar surnames: Magley, Mackley, Bakley, Maley, Yokley, Yackley, Mickley, Eakle

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Makley Family Origin

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Makley Family Occupations

What did your Makley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Makley family was Baggageman. Blacksmith, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Makley. The most common Makley occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Makley's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    8%
  • Baggageman

    4%

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

Makley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Makley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Makley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Makley. 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 Makley. For the veterans among your Makley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Makley Life Expectancy

What is the average Makley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Makley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Makley in 1949 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Makley 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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