Skeete Family History

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Skeete Name Meaning

Northern English: from the Old Norse byname Skjótr ‘swift’.

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

Similar surnames: Skeeter, Skeie, Sweet, Steve, Skeel, Sweeten, Sette, Keyte, Steele

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Skeete Family Origin

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Skeete Family Occupations

What did your Skeete ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Skeete occupation in the UK was Ag Laborer. 20% of Skeete's were Ag Laborers. A less common occupation for the Skeete family was Retired Groom. Ag Laborer, House Keeper and Income Derived From Letting Apartments were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skeete.

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  • Ag Laborer

  • House Keeper

  • Income Derived From Letting Apartments

  • Retired Groom


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

Skeete Historical Records

What Skeete family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Skeete. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skeete 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Skeete. 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 Skeete. For the veterans among your Skeete ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skeete Life Expectancy

What is the average Skeete lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Skeete life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Skeete in 1946 was 42, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skeete

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skeete 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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