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Skousen Family History

Skousen Surname Meaning

Danish: patronymic from Skou a variant of Skov ‘forest’ a topographic name occasionally used as a personal name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Olsen, Bossen, Simonsen, Swensen, Monsen, Skuse, Somsen, Osen, Kasen

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Where is the Skousen family from?

You can see how Skousen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skousen family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Skousen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Skousen families living in Utah. This was 100% of all the recorded Skousen's in USA. Utah had the highest population of Skousen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skousen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skousen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Skousen. 28% of Skousen men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Skousen women worked as a Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    28%
  • Manager
    19%
  • Owner And Operator
    19%
  • Assistant Operator
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Skousen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 455 census records available for the last name Skousen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skousen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 174 immigration records available for the last name Skousen. 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 Cards

There are 115 military records available for the last name Skousen. For the veterans among your Skousen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skousen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Skousen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Skousen in 1964 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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