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Find more Skehan relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 59 more people named Skehan in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 284 people named Skehan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Skehan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 343 people named Skehan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • For 170 females, Catherine was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was new worker

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As Skehan families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 120 were first-generation Americans
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% were born in foreign countries