Skeel Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buckets, from Middle English skele, skeyll ‘wooden bucket’.

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


Similar surnames: Seel, Keel, Seed, Steele, Steer, Sell, Skerl, Keil, Segel, Speer

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Skeel Family Origin

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Skeel Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Bedstead Maker (Iron)

    8%
  • Cape Merchant

    8%
  • Carriage Lamp Maker

    8%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bedstead Maker (Iron) and Cape Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skeel. The most common Skeel occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Skeel's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Skeel family was Carriage Lamp Maker.

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Skeel Historical Records

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Skeel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Skeel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Skeel in 1951 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeel

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