Skew Family History

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Skew 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: Kew, Askew, Shew, Eskew, Skow, Drew, Asker, Chew, Shen, Shaw

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Skew Family Origin

Where is the Skew family from?

Skew Family Occupations

What did your Skew ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Skew. 6% of Skew men worked as a Baker and 64% of Skew women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skew were Carpenter Joiner H and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker
    6%
  • Brick Pointer
    6%
  • Butter Valet (domestic Service
    6%
  • Carpenter Joiner H
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    64%
  • Domestic Servant
    11%
  • Brewers Dispatch Clerk
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%

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

Skew Historical Records

What Skew family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 802 census records available for the last name Skew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skew census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Skew

Passenger List

There are 71 immigration records available for the last name Skew. 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 38 military records available for the last name Skew. For the veterans among your Skew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skew Life Expectancy

What is the average Skew lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skew 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 Skew

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