Skeath Family History

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Skeath 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: Sneath, Keath, Heath, Seth, Keith, Kath, Seith, Leath, Beath, Seat

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Skeath Family Origin

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Skeath Family Occupations

What did your Skeath ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourerheavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Skeath. 7% of Skeath men worked as a Farm Labourerheavy Worker and 58% of Skeath women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skeath were Chromic Leather Stoker and Domestic Servant (priva

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourerheavy Worker
    7%
  • Cotton Weaver
    5%
  • Armament Works Machine Maintainance Fitter
    3%
  • Chromic Leather Stoker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Cotton Weaver
    7%
  • Cellulose Breaker Cotton Fact
    3%
  • Domestic Servant (priva
    3%

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

Skeath Historical Records

What Skeath family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skeath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeath 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 95 immigration records available for the last name Skeath. 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 235 military records available for the last name Skeath. For the veterans among your Skeath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeath Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeath lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Skeath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Skeath in 1967 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeath 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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