Skeate Family History

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Skeate 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: Skeete, Keane, Sneath, Skeie, Skare, Speake, Strate, Skeeter, Sease

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Skeate Family Origin

Where is the Skeate family from?

Skeate Family Occupations

What did your Skeate ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Army Retiredmejor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Skeate. 8% of Skeate men worked as an Army Retiredmejor and 43% of Skeate women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skeate were Clerk Bank and Cake Shop Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Army Retiredmejor
  • Caterer (managing Directo
  • Civil Servant Admiralty (retir
  • Clerk Bank

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assistant School Mistres
  • Buttoner (mens Coats)
  • Cake Shop Assistant

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

Skeate Historical Records

What Skeate family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skeate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeate 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 127 immigration records available for the last name Skeate. 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 118 military records available for the last name Skeate. For the veterans among your Skeate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeate Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeate lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2000, in the United States, Skeate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Skeate in 1952 was 51, and 81 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeate 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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