Sheskin Family History

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Sheskin 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: Heskin, Haskin, Hoskin, Henkin, Meskin, Heslin, Peskin, Eskin, Heekin

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Sheskin Family Origin

Where is the Sheskin family from?

Sheskin Family Occupations

What did your Sheskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheskin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Sheskin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Sheskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 274 census records available for the last name Sheskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheskin 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 61 immigration records available for the last name Sheskin. 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 12 military records available for the last name Sheskin. For the veterans among your Sheskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheskin lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Sheskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sheskin in 1970 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheskin 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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