Gaskill Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Gaskill Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Gatesgill in Cumbria, so named from Old Norse geit ‘goat’ + skáli ‘shelter’.

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


Similar surnames: Gill, Haskell, Grill, Garrell, Lasell, Haskin, Castell, Askin

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Gaskill Family Origin

Where is the Gaskill family from?

SHOW MORE

Gaskill Family Occupations

What did your Gaskill ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Gardener

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Joiner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaskill. The most common Gaskill occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Gaskill's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Gaskill family was Gardener.

Source: Census data for Gaskill | Data not to scale

Gaskill Historical Records

What Gaskill family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gaskill ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gaskill

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Gaskill Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskill lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskill 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Gaskill Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name