Skealy Family History

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Skealy 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: Sealy, Shealy, Kealy, Skelly, Seal, Kraly, Kelly, Stelly, Healy

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Skealy Family Origin

Where is the Skealy family from?

Skealy Family Occupations

What did your Skealy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skealy. 58% of Skealy men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Skealy women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skealy were Proprietor and Seamstress Sewing Room

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Insurance Agent
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Proprietor
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    50%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Seamstress Sewing Room
    25%

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

Skealy Historical Records

What Skealy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 84 census records available for the last name Skealy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skealy 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Skealy. 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 Skealy. For the veterans among your Skealy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skealy Life Expectancy

What is the average Skealy lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skealy 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 Skealy

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