Skeat Family History

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Skeat 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: Seat, Sweat, Smead, Seal, Sweet, Neat, Sabat, Stead, Great, Shean

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Skeat Family Origin

Where is the Skeat family from?

Skeat Family Occupations

What did your Skeat ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Skeat. 3% of Skeat men worked as an Aircraft Painter and 55% of Skeat women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skeat were Asst Keeper Of Manuscripts British Museum and Colliery Screen Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Painter
  • Ambulance Driver engineer Heyton Fire Bridgado
  • Assistant Warehouse Man
  • Asst Keeper Of Manuscripts British Museum

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Charwoman
  • Colliery Canteen Attendant
  • Colliery Screen Hand

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

Skeat Historical Records

What Skeat family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skeat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeat 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 Skeat

Passenger List

There are 206 immigration records available for the last name Skeat. 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 82 military records available for the last name Skeat. For the veterans among your Skeat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeat Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeat lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1974, in the United States, Skeat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Skeat in 1973 was 76, and 67 in 1974.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeat 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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