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Gaskell Family Origin

Where is the Gaskell family from?

Gaskell Family Occupations

What did your Gaskell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gaskell. 16% of Gaskell men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Gaskell women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaskell were Miner and Oprateur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Engineer
    11%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Miner
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Lunch Counter
    13%
  • Oprateur
    13%

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

Gaskell Historical Records

What Gaskell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Gaskell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaskell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Gaskell

Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Gaskell. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Gaskell. For the veterans among your Gaskell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaskell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gaskell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gaskell in 1951 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaskell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskell 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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