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Skipwith Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Schipwic, from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + wic ‘outlying settlement’. Under later Scandinavian influence the initial ‘s’ became ‘sk’ and the second element was changed to -with (Old Norse viðr ‘wood’).

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


Similar surnames: Beckwith, Shipwash, Skipper, Skerritt, Longwith, Skilling, Smith

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Skipwith Family Origin

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Skipwith Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Works On Farm and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skipwith. The most common Skipwith occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Skipwith's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Skipwith family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Works On Farm

    23%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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Skipwith Historical Records

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Skipwith Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Skipwith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Skipwith in 1955 was 41, and 43 in 2004.

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