Skeary Family History

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Skeary 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: Keary, Skerry, Sneary, Geary, Seery, Sears, Sealy, Sherry, Deary

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Skeary Family Origin

Where is the Skeary family from?

Skeary Family Occupations

What did your Skeary ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist was the top reported job for people in the US named Skeary. 50% of Skeary men worked as a Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
    50%
  • Manager
    50%

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

Skeary Historical Records

What Skeary family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Skeary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeary 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Skeary. 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 41 military records available for the last name Skeary. For the veterans among your Skeary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeary Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeary lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2002, in the United States, Skeary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Skeary in 1979 was 74, and 60 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeary

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeary 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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