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Skiver Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for someone who ground and polished diamonds on a rotating wheel, Dutch schijf. English or Scottish: occupational name for a leatherworker whose job was to pare thin strips off a skin, for use as laces, ties, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Skipper, Stiver, Oliver, Stier, Slicer, Sliter, Shaver, Shirer

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Skiver Family Origin

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Skiver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skiver. The most common Skiver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Skiver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Skiver family was Keeping House.

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Skiver Historical Records

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Skiver Life Expectancy

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