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Erskine Surname History
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Erskine Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Erskine can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Erskine may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Erskine Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Erskine come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Erskine are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Erskine Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Erskine were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Erskine. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Erskine name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Erskine vary in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over the years.
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Erskine Family Tree
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- Alva Erskine Smith 1853 - 1933
- Mary Erskine Campbell 1575 - 1613
- Alexander Erskine 1549 - 1573
- Isobel Erskine Graham 1444 - ?
- Henry Erskine 3rd Lord Cardross, 3rd Lord Cardross 1650 - 1693
- David Erskine Lord 2n Cardross) 1616 - 1671
- Anne Erskine ? - 1646
- Margaret Ballenden Erskine
- Jean Erskine Glencairn
- Margaret Campbell Erskine 1485 - 1555