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Skewes Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from any of various minor places named with Cornish skaw ‘elder bush’ + the locative suffix -es.

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

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Skewes Family Origin

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Skewes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Miner

    27%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Miner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skewes. A less common occupation for the Skewes family was Laborer. The most common Skewes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Skewes's were Farmers.

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Skewes Historical Records

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Skewes Life Expectancy

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