Skiff Surname History
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Skiff Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Skiff can be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Skiff may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Skiff Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Skiff come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Skiff are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Skiff Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Skiff were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Skiff. Family names like Skiff change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over generations. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Skiff name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
Last names similar to SkiffSkiffajohn, Skiffe, Skiffen, Skiffenton, Skiffer, Skiffergton, Skifferton, Skiffey, Skiffi, Skiffich, Skiffiharry, Skiffingiton, Skiffingten, Skiffington, Skiffinton, Skiffist, Skiffle, Skifflett, Skifford, Skiffstrom
Skiff Family Tree
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- Mary Partridge Skiff 1653 - 1726
- Steven Skiffe Skiff 1685 - 1756
- Stephen Skiff 1718 - ?
- James Skiff 1722 - ?
- Mary Mercy Shiff Skiff 1671 - 1711
- Sarah Skiff 1678 - 1757
- Patience Skiff 1685 - 1772
- Mary Skiff 1684 - 1763
- Beulah Skiff 1690 - 1773
- Ruth Skiff 1651 - 1741