Gaskel Family History

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Gaskel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kaskel, Asker, Paske, Hassel, Fassel, Kaske, Castel, Haspel, Fasel

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Gaskel Family Origin

Where is the Gaskel family from?

Gaskel Family Occupations

What did your Gaskel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaskel family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaskel. The most common Gaskel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Gaskel's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gaskel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gaskel Historical Records

What Gaskel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gaskel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaskel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gaskel

Passenger List

There are 104 immigration records available for the last name Gaskel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 43 military records available for the last name Gaskel. For the veterans among your Gaskel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaskel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskel lifespan?

Between 1974 and 1994, in the United States, Gaskel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Gaskel in 1974 was 85, and 84 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaskel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskel 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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