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Skeel Family History

Skeel Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buckets, from Middle English skele, skeyll ‘wooden bucket’.

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

34,389 Historical Documents with Skeel on Ancestry.com
4,847 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
587 Military Records
362 Immigration Records
4,976 Census and Voter Lists
23,617 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Skeel Families

  • Number of Skeel families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Skeel families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Skeel families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Skeel census records

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Skeel Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Skeel families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Skeel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Skeel families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Skeel

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Skeel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Skeel census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Skeel ancestors, such as occupation.

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Skeel Civil War Service Records

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