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Skipwith Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Schipwic, from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + wic ‘outlying settlement’. Under later Scandinavian influence the initial ‘s’ became ‘sk’ and the second element was changed to -with (Old Norse viðr ‘wood’).

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


Similar surnames: Beckwith, Shipwash, Skipper, Skerritt, Longwith, Skilling, Smith

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Skipwith Family Origin

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Skipwith Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    13%
  • Barrister (No Practice)

    13%
  • Hosier Manager

    13%
  • Late Captn 47 Regiment

    13%

In 1881, Annuitant, Barrister (No Practice) and Hosier Manager were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skipwith. A less common occupation for the Skipwith family was Late Captn 47 Regiment. The most common Skipwith occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 13% of Skipwith's were Annuitants.

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Skipwith Historical Records

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Skipwith Life Expectancy

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