Meckley Family History

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Meckley Name Meaning

Variant of English Mackley. Probably also an altered form of German Meckler.

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


Similar surnames: Mackley, Eckley, Beckley, Merkley, Reckley, Buckley, Beckey, Yeckley

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Meckley Family Origin

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Meckley Family Occupations

What did your Meckley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meckley. The most common Meckley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Meckley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meckley family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Meckley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meckley Life Expectancy

What is the average Meckley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Meckley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Meckley in 1952 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meckley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meckley 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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