Skelton Family History

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Skelton Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and Yorkshire, originally named with the same elements as Shelton, but with a later change of ‘s’ to ‘sk’ under Scandinavian influence. The surname has also been established in Ireland for four or five centuries.

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

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Skelton Family Origin

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Skelton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skelton. The most common Skelton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Skelton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Skelton family was Laborer.

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Skelton Historical Records

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Skelton Life Expectancy

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