Skeels Family History

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Skeels Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): variant of Skeel.

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

Similar surnames: Skeens, Keel, Keele, Skeans, Steel, Sells, Seeds, Skeel, Seel, Geels

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Skeels Family Origin

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Skeels Family Occupations

What did your Skeels ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Skeels. 2% of Skeels men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Skeels women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skeels were Farm Labourer tractor Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Railway Clerk
  • Farm Labourer
  • Farm Labourer tractor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Housewife

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

Skeels Historical Records

What Skeels family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Skeels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeels 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Skeels. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Skeels. For the veterans among your Skeels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeels Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeels lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Skeels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Skeels in 1954 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeels 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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