Skeahan Family History

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Skeahan 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: Skehan, Sheahan, Skahan, Shahan, Seaman, Sheehan, Teahan, Stephan

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Skeahan Family Origin

Where is the Skeahan family from?

Skeahan Family Occupations

What did your Skeahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Apprentice Butcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skeahan. 13% of Skeahan men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Skeahan women worked as an Apprentice Butcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skeahan were Checker and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Apprentice Butcher
    5%
  • Checker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Apprentice Butcher
    20%
  • Cashier
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%

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

Skeahan Historical Records

What Skeahan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 696 census records available for the last name Skeahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeahan 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 115 immigration records available for the last name Skeahan. 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 148 military records available for the last name Skeahan. For the veterans among your Skeahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeahan lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Skeahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Skeahan in 1966 was 68, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeahan 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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