Gaskill Family History

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Gaskill Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Gatesgill in Cumbria, so named from Old Norse geit ‘goat’ + skáli ‘shelter’.

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


Similar surnames: Gill, Haskell, Grill, Garrell, Lasell, Haskin, Castell, Askin

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Gaskill Family Origin

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Gaskill Family Occupations

What did your Gaskill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gaskill family was Farmer. Clerk, Capt. Ship and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaskill. The most common Gaskill occupation in Canada was Clerk. 17% of Gaskill's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    17%
  • Capt. Ship

    8%
  • Engineer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gaskill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gaskill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaskill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaskill 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gaskill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaskill. For the veterans among your Gaskill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaskill Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskill lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gaskill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gaskill in 1947 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaskill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskill 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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