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Haskell Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Aschetil, from Old Norse Ásketill, Áskell, a compound áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Khaskl, a Yiddish form of the Hebrew name Yechezkel (see Ezekiel).

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Haskett, Haswell, Hassell, Isbell, Maskell, Hartell, Arkell

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Haskell Family Origin

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Haskell Family Occupations

What did your Haskell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Haskell. 20% of Haskell men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Haskell women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haskell were Fisherman and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Fisherman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Packer
    17%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%

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

Haskell Historical Records

What Haskell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 92,000 census records available for the last name Haskell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haskell 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Haskell. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Haskell. For the veterans among your Haskell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haskell Life Expectancy

What is the average Haskell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Haskell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Haskell in 1945 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haskell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haskell 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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