Skeens Family History

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Skeens Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): possibly a variant of the Scottish name Skeen.

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

Similar surnames: Skeen, Skeans, Skeels, Kees, Skene, Keena, Keene, Sween, Weeks, Steen

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Skeens Family Origin

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Skeens Family Occupations

What did your Skeens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Skeens occupation in the UK was Coachman. 14% of Skeens's were Coachmans. A less common occupation for the Skeens family was Painter. Coachman, Lodging Housekeeper and Millwright Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skeens.

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  • Coachman

  • Lodging Housekeeper

  • Millwright Fitter

  • Painter


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

Skeens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Skeens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeenscensus 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Skeens. 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 Skeens. For the veterans among your Skeens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeens Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeens lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Skeens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Skeens in 1950 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeens 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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