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Skekel Family History

Skekel Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Skeel, Sekel, Kenkel, Siegel, Keel, Sickel, Kegel, Seckel, Steckel

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Where is the Skekel family from?

You can see how Skekel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skekel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Skekel families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 5 Skekel families living in Derbyshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Skekel's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire had the highest population of Skekel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skekel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skekel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 41 census records available for the last name Skekel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skekel 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Skekel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 53 military records available for the last name Skekel. For the veterans among your Skekel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skekel lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2004, in the United States, Skekel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Skekel in 1975 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

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