Skean Family History

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Skean 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: Shean, Skehan, Skeen, Skeans, Kean, Bean, Stein, Shan, Kan, Dean

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Skean Family Origin

Where is the Skean family from?

Skean Family Occupations

What did your Skean ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skean. 11% of Skean men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Skean women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skean were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Beautician
  • Clerk

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

Skean Historical Records

What Skean family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skean. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skean census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Skean

Passenger List

There are 221 immigration records available for the last name Skean. 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 667 military records available for the last name Skean. For the veterans among your Skean ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skean Life Expectancy

What is the average Skean lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2002, in the United States, Skean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Skean in 1958 was 37, and 81 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skean

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skean 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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