Skora Family History

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Skora Name Meaning

Polish (Skóra) and Jewish (from Poland): metonymic occupational name for a leather worker or tanner, from skóra ‘leather’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Skora, from Old Norse skor ‘ledge’, ‘cleft in a mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Sikora, Korda, Skura, Skurka, Stoa, Sword, Koran, Kara, Kosa, Skop

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Skora Family Origin

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Skora Family Occupations

What did your Skora ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skora. 19% of Skora men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Skora women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skora were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Driver
  • Operator
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid
  • Housewife

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

Skora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skora 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Skora. 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 337 military records available for the last name Skora. For the veterans among your Skora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skora Life Expectancy

What is the average Skora lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Skora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Skora in 1951 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skora 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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