Skeldon Family History

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Skeldon Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from a place in Ayrshire, probably so named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’, ‘ledge’ + dun ‘hill’, with a later change of ‘s’ to ‘sk’ under Scandinavian influence.

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


Similar surnames: Sheldon, Skelton, Smerdon, Sneddon, Weldon, Seddon, Eldon, Shelton

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Skeldon Family Origin

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Skeldon Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Ag. Lab.

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skeldon. The most common Skeldon occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Skeldon's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Skeldon family was Ag. Lab..

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Skeldon Historical Records

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Skeldon Life Expectancy

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