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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  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Miner

    14%
  • Dress Maker And Keeping House

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%

In 1880, the most common Skelding occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 14% of Skelding's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Skelding family was Dressmaker. Keeping House, Miner and Dress Maker And Keeping House 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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