Skene Family History

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Skene Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Skeen.

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


Similar surnames: Stine, Kane, Skuse, Shyne, Skeen, Shen, Sterne, Kenne, Suen, Sayne

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Skene Family Origin

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Skene Family Occupations

What did your Skene ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Skene. 20% of Skene men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Skene women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skene were Agent and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Agent
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Aashur
    17%
  • Book Keeper
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%

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

Skene Historical Records

What Skene family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Skene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skene 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Skene. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Skene. For the veterans among your Skene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skene Life Expectancy

What is the average Skene lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Skene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Skene in 1959 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skene

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skene 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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