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Gaskins Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gaskins name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gaskins. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Gaskins Family Origin

Where is the Gaskins family from?

Gaskins Family Occupations

What did your Gaskins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaskins family was Farm Laborer. The most common Gaskins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gaskins's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaskins.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Gaskins Historical Records

What Gaskins family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Gaskins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaskins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gaskins. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Gaskins. For the veterans among your Gaskins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaskins Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskins lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gaskins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Gaskins in 1949 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaskins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskins 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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