Wakely Family History

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Wakely Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wakeley.

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

Similar surnames: Wakeley, Gately, Fadely, Wakley, Weakly, Wadell, Cokely, Makely

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Wakely Family Origin

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Wakely Family Occupations

What did your Wakely ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wakely. 20% of Wakely men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Wakely women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wakely were Machinist and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper

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

Wakely Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Wakely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wakely 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wakely. 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 Wakely. For the veterans among your Wakely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wakely Life Expectancy

What is the average Wakely lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wakely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wakely in 1956 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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