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Stockley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, County Durham, and Staffordshire, called Stockleigh or Stockley, from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’ + leah ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Hockley, Shockley, Stickley, Stokey, Shackley, Buckley, Studley

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Where is the Stockley family from?

You can see how Stockley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stockley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stockley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Stockley families living in Delaware. This was about 41% of all the recorded Stockley's in the USA. Delaware had the highest population of Stockley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stockley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stockley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stockley. 30% of Stockley men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Stockley women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stockley were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Maid
    18%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Stockley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stockley 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stockley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stockley. For the veterans among your Stockley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stockley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stockley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Stockley in 1953 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

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