Skerry Family History

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Skerry Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scarry or Scurry.

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Skelly, Sherry, Derry, Scarry, Scurry, Sterr, Gerry, Terry

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Skerry Family Origin

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Skerry Family Occupations

What did your Skerry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Skerry family was Shipwright. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skerry. The most common Skerry occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 16% of Skerry's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Shipwright

    4%

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

Skerry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Skerry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skerry 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 Skerry

Passenger List

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

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Skerry Life Expectancy

What is the average Skerry lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Skerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Skerry in 1964 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skerry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skerry 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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