Skains Family History

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Skains Name Meaning

English (also Skeins): see Skeens.

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


Similar surnames: Stains, Skanes, Swaine, Cains, Askins, Starns, Skeans, Swails, Ekins

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Skains Family Origin

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Skains Family Occupations

What did your Skains ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Skains occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Skains's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Skains.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    33%

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Skains Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Skains. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skains 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 Skains. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Skains. For the veterans among your Skains ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skains Life Expectancy

What is the average Skains lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Skains life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Skains in 1955 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skains 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.

Famous Skains Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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