Skaer Name Meaning

Altered form of Norwegian Skjær, a habitational name, meaning ‘skerry’, ‘rock’, from any of several farmsteads so named.

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


Similar surnames: Skaar, Skar, Soler, Soter, Starr, Shaver, Sahr, Shaer, Keer, Super

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Skaer Family Origin

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Skaer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Expressman

    10%
  • Preacher

    10%
  • Printer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Expressman and Preacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skaer. A less common occupation for the Skaer family was Printer. The most common Skaer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Skaer's were Farmers.

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Skaer Historical Records

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Skaer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Skaer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Skaer in 1963 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skaer

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