Sky Name Meaning

English translation of Himmel. Shortened form of any eastern Ashkenazic surname ending in Slavic suffix -sky.

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


Similar surnames: Say, Sas, Skop, Lasky, Key, Sem, Sly, Skye, Day, Bay

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Sky Family Origin

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Sky Family Occupations

What did your Sky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sky family was Lumberman. The most common Sky occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Sky's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sky.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Lumberman

    20%

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

Sky Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sky Life Expectancy

What is the average Sky lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sky in 1955 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sky 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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