Skeard Family History

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Skeard 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: Sheard, Beard, Seward, Smead, Stead, Sears, Spear, Savard, Skare

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Skeard Family Origin

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Skeard Family Occupations

What did your Skeard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clothing Club Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Skeard.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clothing Club Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Skeard Historical Records

What Skeard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 414 census records available for the last name Skeard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeard 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Skeard. 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 5 military records available for the last name Skeard. For the veterans among your Skeard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeard Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeard lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeard 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 Skeard

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