Skagen Family History

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Skagen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named from the definite singular of skage, Old Norse skagi ‘headland’, ‘promontory’, ‘cape’.

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


Similar surnames: Skogen, Sagen, Stigen, Skare, Hagen, Skaer, Haagen, Sage, Kamen

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Skagen Family Origin

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Skagen Family Occupations

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Skagen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Skagen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skagen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Skagen. 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

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Skagen Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Skagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Skagen in 1943 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

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