Skinner Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Skinner Name Meaning: Occupational name for someone who made a living with animal skins in the production of fur garments.

A derivative of middle english skin 'hide','pelt'. Of all the great medieval guilds the company of 'skinners' was among those of great honour.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Skinner Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Skinner family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 458
Female Servant 291
Independent 163
Labourer 129
Male Servant 126
Farmer 110
Shoe Maker 65
Carpenter 40
Dress Maker 35
Tailor 32
Apprentice 29
Ag Lab 29
Gardener 24
Baker 21
Butcher 17
Pauper 17
Mason 17
Laundress 17
Sawyer 16
Ag Labourer 15
Pupil 14
Servant 14
Painter 14
Thatcher 14
Porter 12

Skinner Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Skinner 100% 89,267
2 Skiner 86% 971
3 Skenner 86% 368
4 Skyner 71% 221
5 Skynner 86% 166

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The surname Skinner is the most popular version of all its varients

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