Gaskin Family History

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Gaskin Name Meaning

English: variant of Gascon.

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


Similar surnames: Gaskins, Askin, Paskin, Haskins, Markin, Haskin, Eakin, Goslin

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Gaskin Family Origin

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Gaskin Family Occupations

What did your Gaskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gaskin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Gaskin's were Farmers. Farmer, Not Given and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaskin. A less common occupation for the Gaskin family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Not Given

    10%
  • Servant

    10%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Gaskin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gaskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gaskin in 1943 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskin 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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