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Skilton Family History

Skilton Name Meaning
English (Sussex): variant of Skelton.

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

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1,287 Military Records
1,562 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Skilton Families

  • Number of Skilton families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Skilton families
     169 - 335
     57 - 168
     1 - 56
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Skilton families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Skilton census records

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Skilton Family Origin

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Skilton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Skilton

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Skilton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Skilton census records

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Skilton Civil War Service Records

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