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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

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Skipwith Family Origin

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Skipwith Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Works On Farm

    23%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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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Skipwith Life Expectancy

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