Haskell Family History

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Haskell Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Aschetil, from Old Norse Ásketill, Áskell, a compound áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Khaskl, a Yiddish form of the Hebrew name Yechezkel (see Ezekiel).

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

Similar surnames: Castell, Haskett, Haswell, Hassell, Isbell, Maskell, Hartell, Arkell

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Haskell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Haskell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Haskell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Haskell Family Origin

Where is the Haskell family from?

Haskell Family Occupations

What did your Haskell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haskell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Haskell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Haskell family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Police Constable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haskell.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Police Constable

  • Farm Labourer


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

Haskell Historical Records

What Haskell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 92,000 census records available for the last name Haskell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haskell 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Haskell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Haskell. For the veterans among your Haskell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haskell Life Expectancy

What is the average Haskell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Haskell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Haskell in 1945 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haskell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haskell 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 Haskell Family Ancestors

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