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Skekelton Family History

Skekelton 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: Skelton, Stebelton, Keeton, Shelton, Skeldon, Kelton, Seeton, Skilton

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Where is the Skekelton family from?

You can see how Skekelton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skekelton family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Skekelton family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Skekelton's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Skekelton families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skekelton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skekelton ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 7 census records available for the last name Skekelton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skekelton 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Skekelton. 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 1 military records available for the last name Skekelton. For the veterans among your Skekelton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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