Skearce Family History

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Skearce 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: Scearce, Searle, Skare, Searcy, Pearce, Bearce, Searcey, Scarce

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Skearce Family Origin

Where is the Skearce family from?

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Skearce Family Occupations

What did your Skearce ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Barber was the top reported job for people in the US named Skearce.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Barber
    100%

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

Skearce Historical Records

What Skearce family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27 census records available for the last name Skearce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skearce 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 Skearce. 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 9 military records available for the last name Skearce. For the veterans among your Skearce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skearce Life Expectancy

What is the average Skearce lifespan?

Average Skearce life expectancy in 1982 was 88 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skearce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skearce 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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