Erskine Family History

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Erskine Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place on the south bank of the Clyde outside Glasgow, first recorded in 1225 in the form Erskin. Other early spellings vary (1227 Yrskin; 1262 Ireskin; 1300 Harskin, Irschen).

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


Similar surnames: Emslie, Erskin, Eskin, Erkkila, Derstine, Enslin, Stine, Ursin

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Erskine Family Origin

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Erskine Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erskine. A less common occupation for the Erskine family was Blacksmith. The most common Erskine occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Erskine's were Coal Miners.

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Erskine Historical Records

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