When Hugh Gardner Ackley was born on 30 June 1915, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Hugh Mortimer Ackley, was 32 and his mother, Margaret May Mckenzie, was 29. He married Bonnie A Lowry on 18 September 1937, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. He lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Clinton Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 1998, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.
English: habitational name from Aycliffe, Durham, recorded as Aykley in 1555. Alternatively, it may be from any of various places called in Old English as āc lēah ‘oak clearing’. Compare Oakley , which has the same origin. Compare also Akeley and Akley .
English (Northumberland and Durham): in some cases, a variant of Arkley, which is of uncertain origin.
Americanized form of Swiss German Egli .