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Skoog Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Skog .

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

Similar surnames: Skog, Soon, Skok, Sooy, Koos, Koo, Kook, Kong, Sorg, Hoog

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Where is the Skoog family from?

You can see how Skoog families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skoog family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Skoog families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Skoog families living in Minnesota. This was about 29% of all the recorded Skoog's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Skoog families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skoog surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skoog ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Skoog. 20% of Skoog men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Skoog women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skoog were Clerk and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Skoog. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skoog census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Skoog. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Skoog. For the veterans among your Skoog ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skoog lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Skoog life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Skoog in 1951 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

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