Skillman Family History

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Skillman Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse skilamaður ‘trustworthy man’.

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


Similar surnames: Stillman, Spillman, Stallman, Smallman, Pillman, Sellman, Hillman

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Skillman Family Origin

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Skillman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Skillman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Skillman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Skillman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skillman.

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Skillman Historical Records

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Skillman Life Expectancy

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