Skeates Family History

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Skeates 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: Skates, Kates, Skeeter, Skewes, Keats, Skeans, Sheats, Skeete, Kertes

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Skeates Family Origin

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Skeates Family Occupations

What did your Skeates ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmers Son was the top reported job for people in the CA named Skeates. 19% of Skeates men worked as a Farmers Son

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmers Son
    19%
  • Barber
    10%
  • Brakesman
    10%
  • Cantonnier
    10%

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

Skeates Historical Records

What Skeates family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Skeates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeates 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 886 immigration records available for the last name Skeates. 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 423 military records available for the last name Skeates. For the veterans among your Skeates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeates Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeates lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Skeates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Skeates in 1957 was 61, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeates

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeates 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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