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Origins of the Eckley surname

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About the Eckleys

We have a total number of 1821 records for people with the last name Eckley.

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Where do most Eckleys live?

In 1921, most Eckleys lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Eckleys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,630 records for the Eckley surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Eckleys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Eckleys.

What are the most common Eckley first names?

  • Neville
  • Neville Richard
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Eckleys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Eckleys in 1921
Farmers Wife


At Home


Domestic Servant


At School


Cook Domestic


Common Male occupations for Eckleys in 1921


Farmers Son


Agricultural Labourer






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