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Reckley Family History

Reckley Name Meaning

Possibly English: habitational name from a lost or unidentifed place. Possibly an Americanized form of South German Rechle: variant of Recher The surname Rechle is very rare in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Beckley, Rackley, Heckler, Seckler, Hackley, Richley, Recker, Buckley

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Where is the Reckley family from?

You can see how Reckley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reckley family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Reckley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Reckley families living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Reckley's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Reckley families in 1840.
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What did your Reckley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Sales Lady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reckley. 19% of Reckley men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Reckley women worked as a Sales Lady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reckley were Clerk and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist Helper
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Sales Lady
  • Laundress
  • New Worker
  • Bookkeeper
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There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reckley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reckley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 170 immigration records available for the last name Reckley. 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 Cards

There are 200 military records available for the last name Reckley. For the veterans among your Reckley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reckley lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reckley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reckley in 1963 was 69, and 49 in 2004.

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