Erskine Family History

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Erskine Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place on the south bank of the Clyde outside Glasgow, first recorded in 1225 in the form Erskin. Other early spellings vary (1227 Yrskin; 1262 Ireskin; 1300 Harskin, Irschen).

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


Similar surnames: Emslie, Erskin, Eskin, Erkkila, Derstine, Enslin, Stine, Ursin

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Erskine Family Origin

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Erskine Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erskine. A less common occupation for the Erskine family was Laborer. The most common Erskine occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Erskine's were Farmers.

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Erskine Historical Records

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