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Skora Name Meaning

Polish (Skóra) and Jewish (from Poland): metonymic occupational name for a leather worker or tanner, from skóra ‘leather’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Skora, from Old Norse skor ‘ledge’, ‘cleft in a mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Sikora, Korda, Skura, Skurka, Stoa, Sword, Koran, Kara, Kosa, Skop

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Where is the Skora family from?

You can see how Skora families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skora family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Skora families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Skora families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Skora's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Skora families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skora surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skora ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Skora. 19% of Skora men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Skora women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skora were Farmer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Driver
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Bookkeeper
    28%
  • Maid
    28%
  • Housewife
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skora 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Skora. 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 337 military records available for the last name Skora. For the veterans among your Skora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skora lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Skora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Skora in 1951 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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