Saskell Family History

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Saskell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Haskell, Maskell, Paskell, Gaskell, Castell, Lasell, Asbell, Saffell

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Saskell Family Origin

Where is the Saskell family from?

Saskell Family Occupations

What did your Saskell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Scrap Iron Rag (merchant and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Saskell. 50% of Saskell men worked as a Scrap Iron Rag (merchant and 67% of Saskell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saskell were Scrap Iron Rag (merchant) and Inspector Of Motor Parts

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Scrap Iron Rag (merchant
  • Scrap Iron Meter(merchant)
  • Scrap Iron Rag (merchant)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Inspector Of Motor Parts

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

Saskell Historical Records

What Saskell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38 census records available for the last name Saskell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saskell 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Saskell. 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 Saskell. For the veterans among your Saskell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saskell Life Expectancy

What is the average Saskell lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saskell 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saskell

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