Askew Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire named Aiskew, from Old Norse eik ‘oak’ + skógr ‘wood’.

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

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Askew Family Origin

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Askew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Askew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Askew's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Askew. A less common occupation for the Askew family was Keeping House.

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Askew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Askew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Askew in 1945 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Askew

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