Skear Family History

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Skear 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: Spear, Skaar, Sklar, Skar, Shear, Kear, Stear, Sear, Bear, Asker

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Skear Family Origin

Where is the Skear family from?

Skear Family Occupations

What did your Skear ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Skear.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

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

Skear Historical Records

What Skear family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 378 census records available for the last name Skear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skear 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Skear. 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 23 military records available for the last name Skear. For the veterans among your Skear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skear Life Expectancy

What is the average Skear lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skear 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 Skear

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