Skilling Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Skilling Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from an Old English personal name Scilling, which is possibly related to Old English scyl ‘sonorous’.

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


Similar surnames: Skillings, Shilling, Gilling, Willing, Stelling, Billing, Pilling

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Skilling Family Origin

Where is the Skilling family from?

Skilling Family Occupations

What did your Skilling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Skilling family was Painter. Cultivateur, Laborer and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skilling. The most common Skilling occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 43% of Skilling's were Cultivateurs.

View Census data for Skilling | Data not to scale

  • Cultivateur

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Cultivateur Son

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Skilling ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Skilling Historical Records

What Skilling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Skilling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skilling 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 Skilling

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Skilling. 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.

View all Skilling immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Skilling. For the veterans among your Skilling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Skilling military records

You've only scratched the surface of Skilling family history.

Skilling Life Expectancy

What is the average Skilling lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Skilling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Skilling in 1944 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skilling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skilling 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.

Famous Skilling Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name