Askew Family History

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Askew Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Aiskew, from Old Norse eik ‘oak’ + skógr ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Asker, Ask, Ake, Kew, Askey, Auker, Aspen, Laske, Haskew, Akes

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Askew Family Origin

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Askew Family Occupations

What did your Askew ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Askew. 25% of Askew men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant

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

Askew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Askew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Askew 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Askew. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Askew. For the veterans among your Askew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Askew Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Askew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Askew in 1945 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

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