Skelding Family History

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Skelding Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, near Ripon, also known as Skelden. It is so called from the river name Skell (Old Norse Skjallr ‘resounding’) + Old English denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Spalding, Stelling, Skeldon, Melling, Steding, Skilling, Helling

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Skelding Family Origin

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Skelding Family Occupations

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  • Horse Nail Maker

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Licensed Victualler

    4%
  • Nail Maker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Skelding family was Nail Maker. The most common Skelding occupation in the UK was Horse Nail Maker. 13% of Skelding's were Horse Nail Makers. Horse Nail Maker, Coal Miner and Licensed Victualler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skelding.

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Skelding Historical Records

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Skelding Life Expectancy

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