Skillin Family History

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Skillin Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of Scottish Skilling.

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


Similar surnames: Skillen, Killin, Gillis, Killip, Skilling, Killen, Hillin, Siglin

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Skillin Family Origin

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Skillin Family Occupations

What did your Skillin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Skillin family was Agent For Bag Holder. The most common Skillin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Skillin's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skillin.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Agent For Bag Holder

    2%

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

Skillin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Skillin Life Expectancy

What is the average Skillin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Skillin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Skillin in 1956 was 64, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skillin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skillin 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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