Skeals Family History

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Skeals 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: Skeans, Skeels, Seals, Seal, Sears, Sealy, Skala, Shealy, Neals

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Skeals Family Origin

Where is the Skeals family from?

Skeals Family Occupations

What did your Skeals ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Check Clerk and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skeals. 50% of Skeals men worked as a Check Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Check Clerk
  • Supervising Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator

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

Skeals Historical Records

What Skeals family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 262 census records available for the last name Skeals. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeals 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Skeals. 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 31 military records available for the last name Skeals. For the veterans among your Skeals ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeals Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeals lifespan?

Between 1951 and 1999, in the United States, Skeals life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Skeals in 1951 was 21, and 82 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeals

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeals 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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