Skewis Family History

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Skewis 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: Skewes, Lewis, Skeie, Clewis, Skeans, Skeens, Rewis, Kowis, Skeels

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Skewis Family Origin

Where is the Skewis family from?

Skewis Family Occupations

What did your Skewis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Tailoress was the top reported job for people in the CA named Skewis.

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Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Tailoress
    100%

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

Skewis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skewis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skewis 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 329 immigration records available for the last name Skewis. 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 228 military records available for the last name Skewis. For the veterans among your Skewis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skewis Life Expectancy

What is the average Skewis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Skewis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Skewis in 1958 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skewis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skewis 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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