Skillern Family History

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Skillern Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Skeleron in Rimington, Lancashire (formerly in West Yorkshire), earlier known as Skelhorn.

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


Similar surnames: Stiller, Skillen, Spiller, Siller, Speller, Millen, Sellen, Kellen

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Skillern Family Origin

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Skillern Family Occupations

What did your Skillern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Skillern family was Physician. The most common Skillern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Skillern's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skillern.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farm Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Physician

    8%

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

Skillern Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Skillern Life Expectancy

What is the average Skillern lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Skillern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Skillern in 1962 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skillern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skillern 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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