Skeating Family History

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Skeating 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: Keating, Sweeting, Skelding, Kesting, Kelting, Spearing, Searing

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Skeating Family Origin

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Skeating Family Occupations

What did your Skeating ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Combermill were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skeating. 34% of Skeating men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Skeating women worked as a Combermill. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skeating were Weaver and Office Sterk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Machine Pr
    34%
  • Weaver
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Combermill
    50%
  • Office Sterk
    50%

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

Skeating Historical Records

What Skeating family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 61 census records available for the last name Skeating. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeating 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Skeating. 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 5 military records available for the last name Skeating. For the veterans among your Skeating ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeating Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeating lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeating 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeating

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