Skiles Family History

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Skiles Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Skoyles, a Norfolk name of unexplained etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Niles, Stiles, Smiles, Smiley, Salles, Viles, Whiles, Sires, Stires

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Skiles Family Origin

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Skiles Family Occupations

What did your Skiles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Skiles family was Farm Laborer. The most common Skiles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Skiles's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skiles.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Skiles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Skiles Life Expectancy

What is the average Skiles lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Skiles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Skiles in 1948 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skiles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skiles 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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