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Skillen Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Skilling. English: variant of Skillern.

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


Similar surnames: Hillen, Skillin, Killin, Killens, Spiller, Gillen, Millen, Pillen

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Skillen Family Origin

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Skillen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Coal Merchant

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Skillen family was Coal Merchant. The most common Skillen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Skillen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skillen.

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Skillen Historical Records

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Skillen Life Expectancy

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