Skog Name Meaning

Swedish and Norwegian: from the vocabulary word skog ‘wood’, ‘copse’. In Norwegian, this is often a topographic name for someone who lived by a wood or copse, but as a Swedish surname it is generally ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Skop, Ko, Spong, Skoog, Sokol, Seng, Skov, Kos, Rog, Soga

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Skog Family Origin

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Skog Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    50%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%
  • Washer Noman

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Skog family was Washer Noman. The most common Skog occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Skog's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skog.

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Skog Historical Records

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Skog Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Skog life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Skog in 1958 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skog

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