Skeen Family History

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Skeen Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Skene in Aberdeenshire, named with Gaelic sceathan ‘thorn bush’. variant of Irish Skehan.

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


Similar surnames: Skeens, Sveen, Shean, Sween, Steen, Stein, Snee, Sheen, Speer, Shen

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Skeen Family Origin

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Skeen Family Occupations

What did your Skeen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Annuitant and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skeen. A less common occupation for the Skeen family was Coal Miner. The most common Skeen occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Skeen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

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

Skeen Historical Records

What Skeen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Skeen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Skeen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Skeen. 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 Skeen. For the veterans among your Skeen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeen Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeen lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Skeen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Skeen in 1941 was 17, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeen 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 Skeen Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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