Skead Family History

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Skead 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: Smead, Stead, Shead, Snead, Read, Saad, Seal, Speed, Shad, Seed

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Skead Family Origin

Where is the Skead family from?

Skead Family Occupations

What did your Skead ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Ecosseur Inpner and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Skead. 15% of Skead men worked as an Ecosseur Inpner and 34% of Skead women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skead were Rancher and Supervisor

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Ecosseur Inpner
    15%
  • Engineer
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Rancher
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    34%
  • Nurse
    34%
  • Supervisor
    34%

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

Skead Historical Records

What Skead family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skead 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Skead. 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 68 military records available for the last name Skead. For the veterans among your Skead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skead Life Expectancy

What is the average Skead lifespan?

Between 1978 and 1996, in the United States, Skead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Skead in 1978 was 75, and 73 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skead 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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