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

Where is the Wakely family from?

Wakely Family Occupations

What did your Wakely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wakely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wakely's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wakely. A less common occupation for the Wakely family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Wakely Historical Records

What Wakely family records will you find?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wakely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wakely 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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