Skog Family History

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Skog Name Meaning

Swedish and Norwegian: from the vocabulary word skog ‘wood’, ‘copse’. In Norwegian, this is often a topographic name for someone who lived by a wood or copse, but as a Swedish surname it is generally ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Skop, Ko, Spong, Skoog, Sokol, Seng, Skov, Kos, Rog, Soga

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Skog Family Origin

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Skog Family Occupations

What did your Skog ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skog. 37% of Skog men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Skog women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skog were Carpenter and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Piece Cutter
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%

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

Skog Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Skog. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skog 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Skog. 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 624 military records available for the last name Skog. For the veterans among your Skog ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skog Life Expectancy

What is the average Skog lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Skog life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Skog in 1958 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

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