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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ackles

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Alt. Meaning

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ackles

He was most active from 1996 to present. Jensen was given the name Jensen Ross Ackles on March 1st, 1978 in Dallas.


David Ackles was a singer-songwriter. He plays Piano. David was born on February 20th, 1937 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. He breathed his last breath on March 2nd, 1999.


George Ackles is a basketball player for the Club Ourense Baloncesto, Rapid City Thrillers, Montreal Dragons, Club Atlético Peñarol (Mar del Plata), Columbus Horizon, Fribourg Olympic, and Keravnos B.C.He was most active from 1991 to 2002. George was born on July 4th, 1967 in Pittsburgh.


Bob Ackles was an athlete for the BC Lions. Bob was born on September 16th, 1938 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Bob is also known as Ackles and Robert. He left this life on July 6th, 2008.


Stephen Ackles is a rock and roll singing, songwriter, and pianist. He plays Song and Piano. His ongoing career started in 1980. Stephen was born on February 15th, 1966 in Brevik.


Jill Ackles is a television director and director.


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Popularity of Ackles as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ackles U.S.
  White 58.41% 64.26%
  African American 33.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ackles

People with the last name Ackles are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ackles

  • How Popular is the name Ackles? As a last name Ackles was the 29,740th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ackles first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ackles is Saturday, November 18th, 1905.
  • How unique is the name Ackles? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ackles. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ackles: Your name in reverse order is Selkca. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lcasek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ackles? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 791 people with the last name Ackles.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ackles? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ackles as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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