Skewan Family History

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Skewan 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: Skehan, Swan, Schwan, Shean, Selan, Dewan, Skokan, Stefan, Seman

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Skewan Family Origin

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Skewan Family Occupations

What did your Skewan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Foreman Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the UK named Skewan. 67% of Skewan men worked as a Foreman Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Foreman Carpenter
    67%
  • Motor Engineer Salesma
    34%

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

Skewan Historical Records

What Skewan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10 census records available for the last name Skewan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skewan 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Skewan. 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 3 military records available for the last name Skewan. For the veterans among your Skewan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skewan Life Expectancy

What is the average Skewan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skewan 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 Skewan

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