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Skinner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who stripped the hide from animals, to be used in the production of fur garments or to be tanned for leather, from an agent derivative of Middle English skin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’ (Old Norse skinn).

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


Similar surnames: Spinner, Tinner, Pinner, Stenner, Sonner, Binner, Finner, Kirner

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Skinner Family Origin

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Skinner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Clerk

    5%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • School

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Clerk and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skinner. A less common occupation for the Skinner family was School. The most common Skinner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Skinner's were Farmers.

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Skinner Historical Records

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Skinner Life Expectancy

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