Skellie Family History

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Skellie Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scally.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Skelly, Skelley, Kellie, Sallie, Smilie, Killin, Stelle, Selle

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Skellie Family Origin

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Skellie Family Occupations

What did your Skellie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skellie. 45% of Skellie men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Skellie women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skellie were Bagg Hard House Farmer and Grade Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Bagg Hard House Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • File Clerk
  • Grade Teacher

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

Skellie Historical Records

What Skellie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Skellie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skellie 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Skellie. 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 248 military records available for the last name Skellie. For the veterans among your Skellie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skellie Life Expectancy

What is the average Skellie lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2002, in the United States, Skellie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Skellie in 1960 was 59, and 84 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skellie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skellie 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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